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Charing Cross Bridge

Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
Accession no: 57.262
State: 1/1

Collection credit:Bequest of William P. Chapman, Jr., Class of 1895.  
Image credit:Photo © Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca  
Provenance:Colnaghi's, London (stock no. c 3152). Henry Harper Benedict (1844-1935), New York. H. Wunderlich & Co., New York (stock no. a 41730). William P. Chapman, Jr; bequeathed to Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1957.  


Paper size:133 x 94 mm  
Plate mark size:131 x 94 mm  
Paper trimmed to pmk?:yes  
Colour of the paper:ivory  
Paper type (wove, laid, Japan etc):laid  
Note on the paper:  
Ink colour:black  
Additional work on the print, e.g. in pencil:no  
Print tone:light overall tone, slightly more at edges  
Note on foul biting:flecks in central area  
Print note:  


Whistler's sign on plate:butterfly  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the plate:no  
Inscriptions by others on the plate:no  
Whistler's signature on paper:no  
Inscriptions by Whistler on the paper:'3' verso possibly by Whistler  
Tab signed/inscribed:butterfly 'imp.'  
Note on the tab:tab 18-29mm from left  


Printer's signature (e.g. Goulding):no  
Notes on inscriptions:  
Collector's mark:'HHB' (H. H. Benedict, Lugt 2936) stamp on verso; 'wpc jr' in graphite pencil on verso  
Dealers' stock nos:'a 41730', 'K3008 / c.3152'  
Misc inscriptions by others:'Charing Cross Railway Bridge only state' verso; 'K310' also  


Source of information:Whistler Etchings Project  

All inscriptions are in graphite pencil unless otherwise stated.