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Dry Docks, Southampton

Impression: Hunterian Art Gallery
Hunterian Art Gallery
Number: 302
Date: 1887
Medium: etching and drypoint
Size: 67 x 178 mm
Signed: butterfly at lower left
Inscribed: no
Set/Publication: no
No. of States: 2
Known impressions: 9
Catalogues: K.322; M.317; W.240
Impressions taken from this plate  (9)


Two states are known before cancellation.

State 1

Etching: K3220106
Signed with a butterfly at lower left.

State 2

Etching: K3220001
Fine horizontal and slightly diagonal drypoint shading is added along the horizon.

State 2 (cancelled)

Etching: PS_K322_01
Cancelled with a diagonal line.

No impression from the cancelled plate is known. This is a digital image based on the copper plate. 9

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