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The Little Rag Shop, Milman's Row

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 257
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Pennell Fund, 1949  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Purchased by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, Pennell Fund.  


Paper size:69 x 101 mm  
Plate mark size:69 x 101 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light tone; diagonal wiping marks  
Note on foul biting:some flecks  
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:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly of 1887  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'H.W' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a). DLC  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'l' (with two slashes-- // -- through it) at lower left verso; 'Little Rag Shop' at lower right verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.