|Medium:||etching and drypoint|
|Size:||153 x 230 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at upper left|
|No. of States:||2|
|Impressions taken from this plate (8)|
Impressions were later included in several exhibitions after Whistler's death, including the big Memorial Exhibitions. It was shown, for instance, at the Grolier Club in New York in 1904; Howard Mansfield (1849-1938) lent his impression to the Boston Memorial show organised by the Copley Society in 1904 () and John Charles Sigismund Day (1826-1908) to the London show of 1905. 18
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19: GUW #13660.
21: To Dowdeswell, GUW #13028.
Bird Cages. Chel 3 -
Woods Fruit Shop 6.' 22
By 18 July 1889 Whistler had only one 'Bird Shop (Chelsea)' left. 25 So unless he printed more, this would have been the single impression still in his studio at his death in 1903, which was bequeathed to Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), and given by her to the University of Glasgow in 1935 ().
23: Whistler to Wunderlich's, GUW #13055.
24: Wunderlich to Whistler, GUW #07289.
25: List, GUW #13235.