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Little Putney Bridge

British Museum
Accession no: 1890-09-05-1
State: 2/5

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Acquired by the British Museum, London, 1890.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA50526  


Paper size:186 x 258 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 207 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):  
Note on the paper:possibly from a book, with light red ruled lines horizontally along the top platemark and in bottom margin  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light even overall tone  
Note on foul biting:tiny dots or texture in the central area  
Print note:Quite rich effect on bridge and trees  


Whistler's sign on plate:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly  
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:butterfly of 1879  
Collector's mark:'HM' and 'PRINTSELLERS ASSOCIATION' blind stamp in circle  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:n/a  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.