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The Thames (Sketching): P.1501-1991

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Thames (Sketching)

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Whistler, James Abbott McNeill
Publisher: Day & Son

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Henry Scipio Reitlinger, 1950, transferred from the Reitlinger Trust, 1991

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio

Dating

Production date: AD 1861-12-01

Note

Third state

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of chine collé ( chine collé on wove paper) wove paper
Plate Height 120 mm Width 167 mm
Sheet Height 257 mm Width 371 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint
Etching

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Whistler.
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: London Published December 1st. 1861, by Day & Son, Lith. to the Queen.
  • Location: Image lower centre
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Address
  • Text: Whistler
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: P.1501-1991
Primary reference Number: 27957
Wedmore (Whistler): 69
Mansfield: 87 III
Kennedy: 86 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 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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