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Bead Stringers

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.397
State: 6/11

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy (1910) as having been owned by J. Caldwell (John Caldwell, Pittsburgh (1882-1907)?). Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Emma Regina Martin (ca 1877-1965). 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:111659  


Paper size:234 x 152 mm  
Plate mark size:226 x 152 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
Watermarks:shield with crown  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:'37' above the door  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' stamp at centre, in grey ink (Harris G. Whittemore, Lugt 1342); 'CCC' trefoil stamp at centre, in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham); 'ERM' (E. R. Martin) on verso of tab, at lower right, in pencil, all on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:  
Misc inscriptions by others:  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.