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Custom House

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
Accession no: P.21246
State: 1/1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Given to the Whitworth Art Gallery by Denis F. Pilkington, 1966.  


Paper size:201 lt, 198 middle, 195 rt x 307/309 mm  
Plate mark size:83 x 189 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:soiled, 'antique' laid, medium weight  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light residual tone  
Note on foul biting:only a little at edge, and a few very tiny spots  
Print note:good light sharp impression, but appears to be scratched at upper right  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:'Ex 2015'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'very rare' '129' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.