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Long Lagoon: P.141-1961

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Long Lagoon

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Given by Whistler to Lady Elizabeth Lewis (Mrs George Lewis) (1844-1931); by gift or descent to her daughter Katharine Elizabeth Lewis (1878-1961)

Measurements and weight

Height: 152 mm
Width: 225 mm

Relative size of this object

22.5 m15.2 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1961-07) by Lewis, Katherine Elizabeth

Dating

1879 - 1880

Note

First state, first proof

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: [monogram] imp.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1st. proof.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.141-1961
Primary reference Number: 10307
Wedmore (Whistler): 169
Mansfield: 200 I
Kennedy: 203 I
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Long Lagoon" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/10307 Accessed: 2022-09-25 11:32:32

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