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Library of Congress
Accession no: FP-XIX-W576, no. 442
State: 3/3

Collection credit:Source unknown  
Image credit:Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division  
Provenance:H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 35169). Harris G. Whittemore (d. ca 1937), Naugatuck, CT. Acquired by the Library of Congress, Washington, DC.  


Paper size:88 x 52 mm  
Plate mark size:84 x 52 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:darkened  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:very light overall tone  
Note on foul biting:some tiny dots at bottom and vice mark at top right  
Print note:warm black ink, looks dark brown  


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:pencil butterfly of 1901; tab 8 - 18mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HW' (H. G. Whittemore, Lugt suppl. 1384a) stamp on verso.  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 35169' on verso  
Misc inscriptions by others:'442' on verso; 'ox-' on verso  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.