|Size:||140 x 217 mm|
|Signed:||'Whistler.' below centre|
|Inscribed:||'1859.' at lower centre|
|Set/Publication:||'Thames Set', 1871|
|No. of States:||1|
|Catalogues:||K.41; M.40; T.40; W.39|
|Impressions taken from this plate (73)|
Whistler dated Eagle Wharf '1859' on the copper plate.
The artist worked and lived by the Thames from the beginning of August to early October 1859. 1 He made over thirty etchings during the year, including many scenes on and by the river Thames in London, such as Thames Warehouses , Old Westminster Bridge , Limehouse , The Pool , Eagle Wharf , Thames Police , W. Jones, Lime-Burner, Thames Street  and Billingsgate .
1: Lochnan 1984 , p. 81.
Eagle Wharf was published in A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames (the 'Thames Set'), by Ellis & Green in 1871.