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The Little Putney, No. 1

ca. 1879
19th century
132 x 208 mm (5.2 x 8.2 in.)

James McNeill Whistler, American, (1834–1903)

Alternative title: Putney Bridge
Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Etching and drypoint printed in brown ink on wove paper
State: Second of two states
Print impression quality: Excellent
Edition: Published by the Fine Art Society, London, January, 1879 as "Putney Bridge." In 1883, reissued in F. Wedmore's "Four Masters of Etching" (London: The Fine Arts Society, 1883).
Marks: Signed in plate, lower right: butterfly monogram; inscribed in pencil, lower left: “5/Little Putney”
Bibliography: Kennedy 179 ii/ii.
Credit Line: Gift of George W. Davison (BA Wesleyan 1892), 1947
Accession Number: 1947.D1.275

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  • bridges (built works) - Structures spanning and providing passage over waterways, topographic depressions, transportation routes, or similar circulation barriers. [September 1994 scope note added; related term added. March 1993 descriptor changed, was 'bridges'; alternate term changed, was 'bridge'.]
  • England - TGN 7002445
  • London - TGN 7011781
  • print states

  • plate Dimensions: 132 x 208 mm (5.2 x 8.2 in.)

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