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St. James's Street: P.2084-R

Object information

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St. James's Street


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1923-12) by Deighton Bell & Co


Production date: AD 1878-06


From Vanity Fair, 2 July 1878

Lithographic reproduction of Whistler's etching, in reverse

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Image Height 279 mm Width 155 mm
Sheet Height 391 mm Width 270 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Location: Upper left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Text: 2 July 1878
  • Location: Upper right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: butterfly

  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: J.M. Whistler sculp.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: St. JAMES'S STREET - JUNE 1878
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Title

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.2084-R
Primary reference Number: 10237
Wedmore (Whistler): 140
Mansfield: 165
Kennedy: 169
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 15 January 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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