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Old Battersea Bridge

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.503
State: 5/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111905  


Paper size:312 x 396 mm  
Plate mark size:204 x 296 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Medium weight, Dutch 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:Arms of Amsterdam with countermark R.H (?)  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly (lower right)  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
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Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
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Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:'A 13483 / c1' on recto, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'k177 iv' on recto, at lower left; at lower centre, 'Old Battersea Bridge'; at lower right, (indistinct).  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.