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The Mill

Brooklyn Museum
Accession no: 62.110.6
State: 5/6

Collection credit:Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Mr and Mrs Frank J. Babbott Jr  
Image credit:Photo © Brooklyn Museum  
Provenance:Listed by E. G. Kennedy, 1910, as owned by F. L. Babbott; Dr and Mrs Frank L. Babbott, Jr.; given in 1962 to the Brooklyn Museum.  


Paper size:163 x 242 mm  
Plate mark size:160 x 242 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:buff  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:dark brown  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:  
Print tone:light tone  
Note on foul biting:some flecks, noticeable bevel  
Print note:rubbed down and soft  


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:'Jan 31' on verso  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 44-55 from the left; pencil butterfly of 1890s  


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.