Amsterdam, from the Tolhuis
|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||134 x 211 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler' at lower right (1-final); butterfly at lower right (7-final)|
|Inscribed:||'1863. / à Amsterdam - Tolhuis. - -' at lower right|
|No. of States:||8|
|Catalogues:||K.91; M.91; T.82; W.82|
|Impressions taken from this plate (26)|
Second states are on 'antique' laid () - one being annotated '1st state -' and '1' by Whistler (). A few third states are on Japanese paper (, ), but most are on western papers including ivory laid paper taken from a book (); and various papers with watermarks (i.e. ) including 'DE ERVEN DE BLAUW' () and 'PRO PATRIA', this being inscribed '2d (Oct 12)' (). Fourth states are on ivory laid paper, one printed in dark brown ink on a sheet taken from an old ledger ().
14: Wedmore 1886 A[more] (cat. no. 82).
15: Whistler to M. B. Huish, 9 July 1879, GUW #01101; Whistler, notes, 14 and 15 August 1879, and [26 September 1887], #13019, #12716.
Finally the original date of '1863' was removed and a few further impressions were printed, one of which, printed in dark brown ink on cream laid paper, remained in Whistler's studio ().
16: Kennedy 1910[more] (cat. no. 91).