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Old Putney Bridge

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery
Accession no: 559'04
State: 7/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Presented by Mr Wilson King, 1904.  


Paper size:311 x 452 mm  
Plate mark size:200 x 300 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:heavy weight  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a medium overall print tone that is slightly more pronounced at the lower right.  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Around the boats under the bridge, the etched lines appear to have broken down somewhat.  


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:butterfly (in pencil, below platemark)  
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:'W145 / K178 IV Old Putney Bridge' on recto, at lower left; 'Whistler Putney Bridge £6.6.0' on recto, at lower right, below platemark.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.