Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


Old Putney Bridge

Brooklyn Museum
Accession no: 51.238.1
State: 7/7

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Guy Mayer; given in 1951 to the Brooklyn Museum  


Paper size:301 x 403 mm  
Plate mark size:203 x 298 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:thin, 'antique' laid paper  
Watermarks:Pro Patria  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:tone overall  
Note on foul biting:texture overall  
Print note:  


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 'imp.' of 1888/1890 under impression big butterfly of 1884/5 lower right  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'xxv' to right of butterfly  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' (H. Harper Benedict) stamp on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'E 3863' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.