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Chelsea Wharf

1863
19th century
113 x 192 mm (4.4 x 7.6 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on Asian laid paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Very good
Marks: Signed in pencil, lower right: “Whistler,” butterfly monogram, ".73"; signed in plate, lower right: butterfly monogram and "Whistler. 1863."; inscribed in margin, lower left: “Chelsea Wharf” and in Whistler’s hand, lower right: “Cheyne Walk Chelsea”
Bibliography: Kennedy 89 ii/ii.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.266

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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
  • 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.]
  • ports - Use for settlement areas that combine a harbor and terminal facilities at the transition between land and water transportation systems.

Dimensions
  • plate Dimensions: 113 x 192 mm (4.4 x 7.6 in.)

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