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Clothes-Exchange, Houndsditch, No. 1

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.500
State: 2/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan MacGeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow. John H. Wrenn (1841-1911), Chicago. 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:111899  


Paper size:160 x 236 mm  
Plate mark size:156 x 236 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight 'antique' laid paper.  
Watermarks:PRO PATRIA (large; Chicago 246)  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:no  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:circular dry stamp on recto, lower left corner; 'B.M' stamp in violet ink on verso, at centre right (B. B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); 'J.H.W.' stamp in black ink above tab at lower right (J. H. Wrenn, Lugt 1475).  
Dealers' stock nos:'4585' on verso, at upper right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'K287', '1978.500' on verso.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.