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The 'Adam and Eve', Old Chelsea

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 175.2
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Hubbard Collection  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Part of the Hubbard Collection given to the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:261 x 399 mm  
Plate mark size:174 x 302 mm  
Note on size:uneven edges at left and right  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:light grey  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):chine  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light, even overall, with 2 mm edge or bevel wiped clean  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'OLD FERRY WHARF. / J. JOHNSON / COAL MERCHANT'; 'THE ADAM and EVE - / Wine & Spirit Establ'; 'STOP / PIT'; 'UEWS' - on buildings  
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:This impression is not from the Mansfield and Whittemore collections.  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:''309' at lower left verso; artist, title and reference number by LC staff  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.