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Long Lagoon

Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Accession no: P.141-1961

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK  
Provenance:Given by Whistler to Elizabeth, Mrs George Lewis (1844-1931) ; bequeathed to her daughter, Katherine E. Lewis, 1931; bequeathed to the Fitzwilliam Museum, July 1961.  


Paper size:164 x 225 mm  
Plate mark size:152 x 225 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:Darkened to tan.  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light and even tone.  
Note on foul biting:some dots at upper right and edges.  
Print note:  


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:butterfly 'imp'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st. proof.'  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 47-88mm from left; butterfly of 1880/1881  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:WEP  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.