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Eagle Wharf

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 50
Date: 1859
Medium: etching
Size: 140 x 217 mm
Signed: 'Whistler.' below centre
Inscribed: '1859.' at lower centre
Set/Publication: 'Thames Set', 1871
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 73
Catalogues: K.41; M.40; T.40; W.39
Impressions taken from this plate  (73)


  • Kennedy, Edward G., The Etched Work of Whistler, New York, 1910 (cat. no. 41) 'Eagle Wharf'.
  • Mansfield, Howard, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909 (cat. no. 40) 'Eagle Wharf'.
  • Thomas, Ralph, A Catalogue of the Etchings and Drypoints of James Abbott MacNeil Whistler, London, 1874 (cat. no. 40) 'Tyzac Whiteley and Co.'
  • Wedmore, Sir Frederick, Whistler's Etchings: a Study and a Catalogue, London, 1886 (cat. no. 39) 'Tyzac, Whiteley, & Co.'


  • The Works of James Whistler - Etchings and Dry Points, E. Thomas, 39 Old Bond Street, London, 1861.
  • [Exposition], Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1862.
  • Collection illustrative of the History and Practice of Etching. Lent and Catalogued by James Anderson Rose, Esq., of London, Liverpool, 1874 (cat. no. 497) 'Tyzack Whiteley & Co'.
  • Mr Whistler's Exhibition, Flemish Gallery, Pall Mall, London, 1874 (cat. no. 13) 'Tyzack, Whitely, & Co'.
  • [Exhibition], Craibe Angus's Gallery, Glasgow, 1879.
  • Exhibition of works loaned to the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1879.
  • Etchings and Dry Points, The Union League Club, New York, 1881 (cat. no. 57) 'Eagle Wharf, opposite Rotherhithe'.
  • World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893 (cat. no. 2216) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.'
  • 64. Kunst-Ausstellung in Hannover, verbunden mit einer Sonder-Ausstellung hervorragender Kunstwerke der neueren Kunstrichtungen, Hannover, 1896 (cat. no. 828) 'Eagle Wharf'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings, Drypoints. and Lithographs by Whistler, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1898 (cat. no. 36) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.'.
  • An Exhibition of Etchings and Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, The Caxton Club, 1900 (cat. no. 37) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co. (Eagle Wharf)'.
  • 71st Annual Exhibition, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1902 (cat. no. 942 (39) as 'Tyzac, Whitely [sic] & Co.').
  • Art and Industrial Exhibition, Wolverhampton, 1902 (cat. no. 116) 'Tyzac, Whiteley and Co'.
  • Exhibition of Etchings and Dry Points by Mr. Whistler, Frederick Keppel and Co., New York, 1902.
  • Exhibition of Etchings by James McNeill Whistler, Obach and Co., London, 1903 (cat. no. 46) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co', Trial Proof.
  • A Collection of Etchings and Dry Points by Whistler recently acquired, H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1903 (cat. no. 33) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.'
  • Oil Paintings, Water Colors, Pastels and Drawings: Memorial Exhibition of the Works of Mr. J. McNeill Whistler, Copley Society, Copley Hall, Boston, February 1904 (cat. no. 33) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co'.
  • Etchings and Dry-Points by James McNeill Whistler, The Grolier Club, New York, 1904 (cat. no. 41) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co'.
  • Memorial Exhibition of the Works of the late James McNeill Whistler, First President of The International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, New Gallery, Regent Street, London, 1905 (cat. no. 39) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co'.
  • Oeuvres de James McNeill Whistler, Palais de l'École des Beaux-Art, Paris, 1905 (cat. no. 309) 'Tyzac, Whiteley & Co'.

REVIEWS 1855- 1905

  • Anon., 'Two Sets of Etchings', The Pall Mall Gazette, (London), 1 January 1872, Issue 2147, p. 11.
  • F. Wedmore, 'M. Burty's collection', The Academy , 29 April 1876, pp. 414-415.


  • Chambers, Emma, An indolent and blundering art?, Cambridge, 1999, pp. 135-136, 138, 141.
  • Lochnan, Katharine A., The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, New Haven and London, 1984, pp. 81-2, 87, 88, 95-6, 170, 278 (no. 44).
  • Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, and Joseph Pennell, The Life of James McNeill Whistler, 2 vols, London and Philadelphia, 1908, I, p. 84.