Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University

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Old Westminster Bridge,

From the set of sixteen etchings, The Thames Set

Etching and drypoint on Japan tissue paper

First of two states

Print impression quality: Excellent; early impression with much burr on horses and figures, lower left

Dimensions (Plate): 75 x 203 mm (3 x 8 in.)

Dimensions (Sheet): 116 x 234 mm (4.6 x 9.2 in.)

Inscribed in plate, lower left: “Whistler. 1859.”

Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871

Accession number: 1947.D1.281

Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947

Provenance / Collectors' marks: Howard Mansfield

Bibliography: Kennedy 39 i/ii.

Work Type: print

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