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Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46796
State: 4/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Dr J. A McCallum (1862-1948); given to the University of Glasgow, 1939.  


Paper size:171 x 235 mm  
Plate mark size:138 x 201 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:pale green-grey  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:The paper has a deckle edge along the lower edge. It is flecked with brown fibres.  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:There is a fairly dark print tone, particularly at the lower left and upper part of the sky.  
Note on foul biting:There is pitting around the boats which are bitten more deeply.  
Print note:There is a possible printing flaw at the left side near the butterfly, where there is a line possibly caused by a crease or an obstruction.  


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:'JAMcC' (J. A. McCallum) rectangular stamp in brown ink on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'23' on recto, below the platemark at lower left; 'Hurlingham' on verso, at lower edge.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.