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The Little Rag Shop, Milman's Row

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 265
Date: 1886
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 71 x 103 mm
Signed: butterfly at upper left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 6
Catalogues: K.257; M.253; W.209
Impressions taken from this plate  (6)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K2570103
Signed with a butterfly at upper left, near the top edge.

State 2

Etching: K2570204
Close diagonal drypoint shading is added above the head of the woman seated in the doorway, along with cross-hatching in the interior above and behind her; very light, short lines are added under the cap of the child below and to the left of her.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K257_01
Cancelled with a diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 12

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