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Old Putney Bridge

Impression: Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Number: 185
Date: 1879
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 200 x 298 mm
Signed: butterfly at bottom (1-5); shaded (6-final)
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: Fine Art Society, 1879
No. of States: 7
Known impressions: 47
Catalogues: K.178; M.175; W.145
Impressions taken from this plate  (47)
The etching probably dates from early 1879. Whistler offered the copper plate for publication to the Fine Art Society, London dealers, on 14 March 1879, but they rejected it: later they changed their mind. 1 It almost certainly dates from the same time as Old Battersea Bridge [188].

1: GUW #01098.