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National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.433
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT, 1919. Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 1978.  
Additional acq. no:111765  


Paper size:130 x 176 mm  
Plate mark size:126 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight, 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:'GR' (lower half) (see Chicago 93).  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
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:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'First impression' (possibly by Whistler on verso, lower centre  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' on verso of tab, in purple ink circular stamp (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1342); 'H.W' (Harris G. Whittemore) at centre, in black ink; 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso, at centre left, in brown ink (Cunningham)  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:'1978.433' on verso, at lower right; '103' (encircled) on verso at lower right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.