|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||128 x 311 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at lower left|
|Set/Publication:||'Second Venice Set', 1886|
|No. of States:||8|
|Catalogues:||K.212; M.209; W.182|
|Impressions taken from this plate (37)|
Impressions of the last two states are mostly in dark brown ink on a variety of papers, with perhaps a slight preference for Asian papers. Impressions are, for instance, on ivory Asian laid paper (, ), including the impression reproduced below (); ivory laid paper with Strasbourg Lily watermark (); buff Japan () and so on and so forth. Cancelled impressions are on ivory laid paper in black () and in brown ink ().
11: GUW #00863, #00870, #00872, #00874, #00875, #00877.
12: GUW #00878, #00886.
13: GUW #08718.
14: GUW #08717.
On 17 January 1887 Dowdeswell's at last acknowledged receipt of a final 'Long Venice. Twenty two " & one destroyed', and the saga of printing Long Venice was complete. Impressions taken from the cancelled plate, like the one reproduced above, accompanied the destroyed copper plate to prove the completion of the limited edition. 16
15: Whistler to Dowdeswell, [August 1886/1887], GUW #13352.
16: GUW #13022.