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The Little Wheelwright's

Freer Gallery of Art
Accession no: 1913.199
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Image credit:Photo © Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution  
Provenance:Bought through Rosalind Birnie-Philip from Sotheby's, London, 28 July 1913, by Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), Detroit, MI, 1913; bequeathed to the Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1919.  


Paper size:109 x 134 mm  
Plate mark size:66 x 98 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:modern (appears to be the same as FGA 1904.8)  
Watermarks:partial [illeg--Strasbourg Lily?]  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone at left, right and bottom  
Note on foul biting:scattered across the entire etched area and below it at centre  
Print note:  


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:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'136/51927' at lower centre on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.