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Boston Public Library
Accession no: W.380
State: 1/4

Collection credit:  
Image credit:  
Provenance:Bernard Buchanan Macgeorge (1845?-1924), Glasgow; H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 37383); E. G. Kennedy, New York. Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. Acquired by Alfred H. Wiggin (1868-1951); given to Boston Public Library, MA., September 1919 ('CEJ').  


Paper size:135 x 95 mm  
Plate mark size:132 x 95 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:cream  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):modern (?) laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:moderate tone at bottom and along right edge, some at left edge, lighter in upper right quadrant  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:seems more heavily toned than Lunder/Colby impression  


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  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:22-32mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'B.M.' stamp (B.B. MacGeorge, Lugt 394); 'Kennedy' (Lugt 857); 'HHB' stamp (H.H. Benedict; Lugt 2936)  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 37383'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'HW = 6'; 'MMB'; '11 (W / Kennedy stamp)'  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.