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The Barber's Shop: P.84-1959

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The Barber's Shop


Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill



Measurements and weight

Height: 165 mm
Width: 239 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1959-04) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton


Circa 1886 - Circa 1888

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: butterfly

  • Location: Image centre right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: [monogram] imp.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.84-1959
Primary reference Number: 10278
Wedmore (Whistler): 229
Mansfield: 268
Kennedy: 271
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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