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Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 51
Date: 1859
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 152 x 223 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' to right of centre
Inscribed: '1859.' at lower right
Set/Publication: 'The Portfolio', London, 1878
No. of States: 9
Known impressions: 125
Catalogues: K.47; M.46; T.34; W.45
Impressions taken from this plate  (125)
Billingsgate was dated '1859' by Whistler on the copper plate.
Thus it is close in date to such Thames etchings as Thames Warehouses [46], Limehouse [48], Eagle Wharf [50], Black Lion Wharf [54], The Pool [49], Thames Police [53] and Longshore men [52].