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19th century
275 x 198 mm (10.8 x 7.8 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Alternative title: Wapping [as in the “Thames Set”]
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: First of three states
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. An impression of this print was exhibited at Royal Academy in 1862 as “Rotherithe.”
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower left: butterfly monogram; signed in plate, lower left: “Whistler. 1860”; inscribed on verso: ledger lines in pen and brown ink with names inscribed alphabetically under the heading “Reminiscences and Anecdotes of Lawyers and Authors” and one other undeciphered line
Provenance / Collectors' Marks: Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences (S. 2734)
Bibliography: Kennedy 66 i/iii.
Credit Line: Bequest of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1953
Accession Number: 1953.D1.9

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  • England - TGN 7002445
  • harbors - Designates well-sheltered inlets of water affording protection from wind and sea and sufficient depth to allow anchorage for vessels.
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • marine views - Use For Term

  • plate Dimensions: 275 x 198 mm (10.8 x 7.8 in.)

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