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A Sketch of Shipping

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 49953
State: C/1

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Published in a cancelled set of etchings by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879. Dr Frederick Mulder, London; sold to the University of Glasgow, February 1972.  


Paper size:240/245 x 375 mm  
Plate mark size:153 x 226 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:thick paper; pronounced horizontal chain lines, cut from same Van Gelder sheet of paper as GLAHA 49939,46765, 49954.  
Watermarks:'[van G]elder' in script  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone near left margin  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:extruding paper fibre bottom left near boat's bow (printed over); single faint ink dots across plate  


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:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'W127' bottom right  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.