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Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 256
Date: 1886
Medium: etching
Size: 111 x 70 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 1
Known impressions: 11
Catalogues: K.256; M.252; W.208
Impressions taken from this plate  (11)


One state is known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K2560103
Signed with a butterfly near the right edge, above centre.
In later impressions an area of corrosion on the edge at upper right becomes more obvious, and eventually the plate shows further signs of corrosion and scratches (, ).

State 1 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K256_01
Cancelled with one diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 6

6: A scan of the copper plate was flipped horizontally, converted to greyscale, and colour inverted, with enhanced contrast.