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Hunterian Art Gallery
Accession no: 54873
State: 2/4

Collection credit:The Hunterian, University of Glasgow, Birnie Philip Bequest, 1958  
Image credit:Photo © The Hunterian, University of Glasgow  
Provenance:Bequeathed by Whistler to his executrix, Miss Rosalind Birnie Philip, 1903; bequeathed by her to the University of Glasgow, 1958  


Paper size:135 x 97 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 95 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:dark ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:browned? See condition  
Medium:etching & drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:overall brown tone, more at edges and foreground  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:Slightly grubby looking and perhaps a little darkened.  


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:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'No 5.' on verso; on recto superscript '0' underlined.  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:3 x 11 mm, 20 mm from left; pencil butterfly of 1887/90  


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


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.