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The Traghetto, No. 2

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 191
State: 8/9

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:E. R. and J. Pennell Collection; given to the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:327 x 305 mm  
Plate mark size:237 x 305 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:pale overall, darker near edges  
Note on foul biting:considerable granular tone throughout  
Print note:New state  


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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:at 39 to 52 mm; height 4 mm; butterfly of 1888/1889  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'ERJP' in circle (E. R. & J.Pennell, Lugt suppl. 874a)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:long '/' and 'k' at lower right verso; the 'k' may be by JMW?  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.