Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 304
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 178 x 127 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 11
Catalogues: K.324; M.318; W.241
Impressions taken from this plate  (11)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Impression: K3240001
Signed with a butterfly at lower left.
The composition is complete.

State 2

Impression: K3240205
Light drypoint additions are made to the shading on the two lowest pennants at the centre, and to the lines and masts behind the funnel; shading is added on the hulls and lines of the boats at far right; clouds are added between the pennants and masts at centre, and to the right of the smaller pennants.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K324_01 (plate)
Cancelled with a diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 6

6: A scan of the copper plate was flipped horizontally, converted to greyscale, and colour inverted, with enhanced contrast.