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Long Lagoon

Scottish National Gallery , Edinburgh
Accession no: ENGLISH 888

Collection credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Image credit:Scottish National Gallery  
Provenance:Printed by F. Salmon, Paris, for Messrs Dowdeswell and Thibaudeau, 1886. Ernest Stephen Lumsden (1883-1968); bought from Mrs E. S. Lumsden by the National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1949.  
Additional acq. no:P.1736  


Paper size:167 x 244 mm  
Plate mark size:150 x 224 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:light buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:fine light-weight paper laid down on card  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light, slightly uneven, tone; deeper areas of tone are in some areas such as the bottom left corner, but not apparanelty for any particular reason.  
Note on foul biting:a few dots  
Print note:There are some scratches visible.  


Whistler's sign on plate:no  
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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:None on sheet; '"The Long Lagoon" / K.205 - 1st State before Butterfly. / E S L.' (Ernest S. Lumsden) written on the card.  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.