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Temple Bar

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46786
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bought by the University of Glasgow from P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., London, July 1970.  


Paper size:333 x 211 mm  
Plate mark size:214 x 137 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Very slight, particularly towards the edges  
Note on foul biting:Slight pitting, particularly in buildings where exploited to give texture  
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:butterfly, recto, below platemark, at lower right, pencil  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:Pencil butterfly of 1879 or 1881.  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:traces of inscription, below platemark, bottom right: 'i/-/-/' [?] on recto.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.