Home > The Catalogue > Impression

Return to previous page


Clothes-Exchange, Houndsditch, No. 1

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
Accession no: 1985/2.119
State: 2/2

Collection credit:Gift of Mr. Gilbert M. Frimet  
Image credit:Photo © The University of Michigan Museum of Art  
Provenance:Gilbert M. Frimet, Farmington Hills, Mich.; given to the University of Michigan Art Museum, MI, 1985.  


Paper size:162 x 240 mm  
Plate mark size:160 x 240 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall plate tone  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:The shading on the roof appears to be drypoint  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:signboard above packing station: 'PHILP & Co. / PACKER'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:butterfly 'imp.'  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:pencil butterfly on tab  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:no  
Dealers' stock nos:'9018' at upper right on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:no  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.