Wych Street, London

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 176
Date: 1877
Medium: etching
Size: 216 x 139 mm
Signed: no
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 12
Catalogues: K.159; M.156; W.132
Impressions taken from this plate  (12)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Impression: K1590104
There is no signature or inscription.
A large lamp shows clearly in the middle distance, at right.

State 2

Impression: K1590204
The lamp has been erased or worn away; the area around the lamp appears to have been cleaned up; scratches in the sky, to upper right of the houses at left, have worn down.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K159_01 (plate)
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 13

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