|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||153 x 229 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler.' at lower right|
|Inscribed:||'1859.' at lower right|
|Set/Publication:||'Thames Set', 1871|
|No. of States:||6|
|Catalogues:||K.44; M.43; T.43; W.42|
|Impressions taken from this plate (81)|
Thames Police was signed and dated '1859' on the copper plate.
Whistler made over thirty etchings during the year, including many scenes on and by the river Thames in London, such as Thames Warehouses 046, Limehouse 048, The Pool 049, Eagle Wharf 050, Black Lion Wharf 054, and Billingsgate 051.
Thames Police was published in A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames (the 'Thames Set'), by Ellis & Green in 1871.