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St James's Place, Houndsditch

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.527
State: 2/2

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. H. Whittemore & Co., New York ( stcok no. A 17093). 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:111953  


Paper size:82 x 176 mm  
Plate mark size:80 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:medium weight  
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:'M. & E. LEVY'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HM' (encircled) stamp on verso of tab, in purple ink (Howard Mansfield, Lugt 1342); collector's stamp 'HW' at centre, in grey-black ink: (Harris G. Whittemore, Lugt 1342A); 'CCC' trefoil stamp on verso in brown ink (C.C. Cunningham).  
Dealers' stock nos:'A 17093' on verso, at lower left  
Misc inscriptions by others:'NXX' on verso, at lower left; at lower right, 1978.527'; '# 604-' on verso, lower right.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.