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Free Trade Wharf

ca. 1878
19th century
98 x 187 mm (3.9 x 7.4 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint on laid paper
State: Fifth of five states
Print impression quality: Excellent; heavy plate bevel at top
Edition: Published by the Fine Art Society, London, 1879
Marks: Signed in plate, lower left: butterfly monogram
Marks: Watermark: Crown and shield flanked by two lions
Bibliography: Kennedy 163 v/v.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.269

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This object has the following keywords:
  • 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: 98 x 187 mm (3.9 x 7.4 in.)

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