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Old Putney Bridge

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 864
State: 3/7

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Provenance:Sir Alexander Maitland; bequeathed to the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.  
Additional acq. no:P.2676  


Paper size:277 x 370 mm  
Plate mark size:202 x 299 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:Off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:darkened within old mount  
Watermarks:'Pro Patria'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:Black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:Overall tone, except at top right corner  
Note on foul biting:A little at bottom right corner  
Print note:Very soft drypoint vertical lines in the reflections in the distance, in the tree and the distant house.  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
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: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:'noo' and '1200' (?) on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.