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Melon Shop, Houndsditch

National Gallery of Australia
Accession no: 78.497

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Charles C. Cunningham (1910-1979), Chicago. Acquired through Robert M. Light, Santa Barbara, CA, by the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, 19  
Additional acq. no:111893  


Paper size:130 x 176 mm  
Plate mark size:126 x 176 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:light weight  
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:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:  
Dealers' stock nos:'c 354 39' on verso, at lower right  
Misc inscriptions by others:'k.293 1' on verso, at lower left; at lower left, 'Melon Shop Houndsditch'; at lower right, '1978.497'.  


Source of information:Museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.