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Petticoat Lane

Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 46896
State: 1/2

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Gift, 1935  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; given by her to the University of Glasgow, 1935.  


Paper size:97 x 133 mm  
Plate mark size:94 x 133 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 residual tone; slightly darker at the bottom marking the ground, wiped horizontally  
Note on foul biting:Patch of foul biting top left; slight pitting around and on the figures  
Print note:Very fine ink reticulation bottom right and in a sweeping horizontal band in upper half of the tone marking the ground  


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:butterfly on verso in pencil  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'1st / proof.' on verso bottom right  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:62 mm from left margin, tab 3 x 12 mm; pencil butterfly on tab  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:no  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.