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Butcher's Shop, Sandwich, Kent

Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 308
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Source unknown  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 29698). Acquired by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:67 x 99 mm  
Plate mark size:67 x 99 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:no  
Colour of the paper:off-white  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:the colour is almost light grey  
Medium:etching [and drypoint]  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:traces along edges  
Note on foul biting:a few dots  
Print note:fine diagonals in dark shading of windows may be drypoint?  


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'. imp.' at lower left verso; butterfly at lower right verso  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'(6.)' at lower left verso; '1st state.' at lower right verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:no  
Note on the tab:  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' stamp (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a).  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 29698' at lower left verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Butcher Shop Kent' at lower centre verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.