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The Rag Shop, Milman's Row

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession no: 17.3.135
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1917  
Image credit:Image © The Metropolitan Museum of Art  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 35400). Bought from the collection of Harris Brisbane Dick (1835-1916), with the Dick Fund, by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1917.  


Paper size:97 x 163 mm  
Plate mark size:94 x 163 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:rather dirty, 'antique' laid  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light even tone  
Note on foul biting:at top left and upper right edge, and lower left  
Print note:OK impression  


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:1888/90s - small pencil butterfly, tab 105-116 from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:stamp 'H B D' in circle on verso (H. B. Dick, Lugt 1297)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 35400' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'oi -' on verso  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.