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Little Steps, Chelsea

Impression: Freer Gallery of Art
Freer Gallery of Art
Number: 269
Date: 1886
Medium: etching
Size: 51 x 86 mm
Signed: butterfly at right
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 5
Catalogues: K.262; M.258; W.213
Impressions taken from this plate  (5)
The Steps dates from 1886. This date is consistent with the butterfly signature. Furthermore, it was first recorded by Frederick Wedmore (1844-1921) in 1886. 1

1: Wedmore 1886 A[more] (cat. no. 213).

Other Chelsea scenes of this date include Justice Walk, Chelsea 441, The Barber's Shop, Chelsea 263, Little Greengrocer's Shop, Chelsea 264, The Little Rag Shop, Milman's Row 265 and Fish-Shop, Chelsea 267.