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Shipbuilder's Yard, Liverpool

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 83.1.24
State: 1/4

Collection credit:Gift of William Loring Andrews, 1883, transferred from the Library  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Given by William Loring Andrews (1837-1920) to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1883.  


Paper size:324 x 204 mm  
Plate mark size:276 x 149 mm  
Note on size:uneven left, from book  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:residual at edges  
Note on foul biting:some dots  
Print note:burr and retroussage blurring line  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Ship Yard' and '36'; '1st state', '2' (?), '#20' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.