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Old Putney Bridge

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.483

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Provenance:1882 with H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. A7684, one of two impressions, probably on consignment from Gustav Lauser, London., 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:111865  


Paper size:252 x 394 mm  
Plate mark size:200 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:medium weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:'Xc / 3 / 5'  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:'warm toned brown'  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
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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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
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Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 7684'. on recto, at lower left; 'A 12617'. on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K178 iii' on recto, at lower left; on verso, at lower right, 'Old Putney Bridge'; lower right: 'beautiful impression'; '1978.483' on verso in pencil.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.