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Price's Candle Factory

Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Accession no: 2013.410
State: 2b/13

Collection credit:The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art  
Image credit:Photo © Colby College Museum of Art  
Provenance:Joshua Hutchinson Hutchinson (ca 1829 - d. 1891), London (seen in collection by Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), London, according to Kennedy, 1910); sold at Sotheby, Wlikinson and Hodge, London, 7 (3?) March 1892 (lot 203), F. Wedmore, £2.5.0. John Henry Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago. C. G. Boerner, New York; bought by Peter Lunder, 11 October 2001; given by Peter and Paula Lunder to Colby College, Waterville, ME, 2007.  
Additional acq. no:010.2002  


Paper size:197 x 308 mm  
Plate mark size:150 x 227 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid, 'antique'  
Note on the paper:'antique' laid  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:clean - wiped  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:'1. [imp?] 17. X' on recto  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:before butterfly  
Collector's mark:'JHH' blind stamp (Hutchinson, Lugt 2921); Wrenn (Lugt 1475); 'LZ' [?]  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'- LZ -'; 'Z4.646' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.