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268

Chelsea Embankment

British Museum
Accession no: 1961-11-09-1

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Acquired by the British Museum, London, 1961.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA52194  

 

Paper size:97 x 240 mm  
Plate mark size:45 x 135 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:heavy weight  
Tab?:no  
Watermarks:n/a  
Medium:etching  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:large acid blots at bottom and right  
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:n/a  
Dealers' stock nos:n/a  
Misc inscriptions by others:'not in BM', '260' (crossed out), 'Oct. 1961 /266'  

 

Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  
ID:K2600201  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.