|Medium:||drypoint and open bite|
|Size:||236 x 160 mm|
|Signed:||butterfly at left (3-final)|
|Set/Publication:||'Cancelled Plates', 1879|
|No. of States:||7|
|Catalogues:||K.141; M.139; W.117|
|Impressions taken from this plate (26)|
The date '75' is written on an impression of the second state, but it is not certain that it was written by Whistler (); it may have been signed in 1875 and does not necessarily prove the etching dated originally from 1875.
1: Whistler to W. C. Alexander, [March/April 1875?], GUW #07573.