Justice Walk, Chelsea
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||166 x 242 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at upper left|
|No. of States:||2|
|Impressions taken from this plate (4)|
'Justice Walk' (1886/1888, Whistler). 2
'Justice Walk - Chelsea' (1889, Whistler). 3
'Justice Walk, Chelsea' (1900, Caxton Club). 4
'Justice Walk, Chelsea' is the preferred title, based on that used by Whistler and later cataloguers.
5: Kit Knotts with Jim Lawrie, 'The Legacy of William Tricker', at http://www.victoria-adventure.org (accessed 2013).
Booth's map of the area shows that the inhabitants's income varied from very poor to reasonably comfortable, and in 1899, as Robins comments, 'The number of children aged between three and thirteen living in Justice Walk, 114, and Milman Street, 115, is astounding.' 6
6: Robins 2007, pp. 131, 133; Charles Booth, ed., Life and Labour of the People of London, 2 vols., London, 1889, 1891; Life and Labour of the People of London with Maps, 9 vols., London, 1892-1897.