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Newspaper-Stall, Rue de Seine

British Museum
Accession no: 1985-10-05-4
State: 1/2

Collection credit:  
Image credit:Photo © Trustees of the British Museum  
Provenance:Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York; sold through A. A. Hahlo & Co., New York, to Harris G. Whittemore, Naugatuck, CT, 1919. R. M. Light & Co., Santa Barbara, CA; bought by the British Museum, London, 1985.  
Additional acq. no:PRN: PPA52189  


Paper size:  
Plate mark size:81 x 200 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):japanese  
Note on the paper:'laid' oriental paper  
Medium:etching and drypoint  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:  
Note on foul biting:  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:on signboard top centre: '[H]OTEL / [D]E / [RO]ME / […]EMENTS ? / HAM[…] / […]MEUBLE[…]'; on magazines in window: '[??]LPRI', '[?]ABU[?]', 'GIL BLAS'  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 164-174 mm from left; butterfly of 1890s  


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


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project and museum records  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.