1859 (etched), 1878 (published)
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Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C
Place Of Origin

Etching print on paper

object details
Object Type
Additional TitleThe Portfolio (series title)
Materials and Techniques
Printer's ink, paper, etching
Brief Description
Etching by James McNeill Whistler, 'Billingsgate', 1859. Signed and dated bottom middle right.
Physical Description
Etching print on paper
  • Plate height: 15.2cm
  • Plate width: 22.8cm
  • Paper height: 28.6cm
  • Paper width: 43.8cm
Marks and Inscriptions
'Whistler. 1859.' (Signed and dated bottom middle right)
Credit line
Acquired from Messrs. P. & D. Colnaghi & Co. Ltd., London in 1968
Object history
W. 2nd state; K. 7th state.
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Bibliographic References
  • Wedmore, Frederick. Whistler's Etchings, A Study and a Catalogue. London: Colnaghi & Co, 1899. No.45, 2nd state.
  • Kennedy, Edward G. The Etched Work of Whistler. San Francisco: Alan Wofsy Fine Arts, 1978. No.47, 7th state.
  • Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1968
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record createdJune 30, 2009
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