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The 'Adam and Eve', Old Chelsea

Brooklyn Museum
Accession no: 62.110.1
State: 3/3

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Dr and Mrs Frank L. Babbott, Jr.; given in 1962 to the Brooklyn Museum  


Paper size:247 x 341 mm  
Plate mark size:175 x 303 mm  
Note on size:uneven, torn at the top  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japan  
Note on the paper:darkened within mat  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:very light even tone  
Note on foul biting:at edge  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (very faint)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'OLD FERRY WHARF. / J. JOHNSON / COAL MERCHANT'; 'THE ADAM and EVE - / Wine & Spirit Establ'; 'STOP ['S' back to front; 'T' looks like 'P'] / PIT'; 'KEWS' - 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:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:illegible inscription at bottom.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.