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Eagle Wharf

19th century
137 x 215 mm (5.4 x 8.5 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Alternative title: Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: Only state
Print impression quality: Excellent
Series: from set of sixteen etchings The Thames Set
Edition: From the set “A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects,” known as “The Thames Set,” published 1871
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: butterfly monogram and “imp”; signed in plate, lower center: “Whistler. 1859”
Marks: Watermark: Large crest with letters DE
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: George R. Webb (Lugt 1211)
Bibliography: Kennedy 41 i/i.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1937
Accession Number: 1937.D1.48

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  • England - TGN 7002445
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • marine views - Use For Term
  • piers (marine landings) - Use for structures extending from the shoreline out over water to serve as landing places or recreational or entertainment places, rather than to afford coastal protection. For structures built along or parallel to the shoreline serving as landing, loading, or unloading places for vessels, use "wharves" or "quays." [April 1993 related terms added.]

  • plate Dimensions: 137 x 215 mm (5.4 x 8.5 in.)

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