James A. WHISTLER, Thames police Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America 1834 – England 1903

  • France 1855-60, England 1860-92, France 1892-95, England from 1895

Thames police [Wapping Wharf] 1859
Collection Title: A Series of Sixteen Etchings of Scenes on the Thames and Other Subjects (Thames Set) 1871
Page: no.2
Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, intaglio etching with drypoint. Support: light-weight off white laid paper
Edition State: 2nd state of 3
Edition: edition of 100
Publisher: Messrs Ellis and Green
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1871

Edition Notes: Initial proofs and impressions by WHISTLER, James (Abbott) McNeill ( United States: 1834-Great Britain-1903) and DELATRE Auguste ( France, Paris: 1822-1907) Published set issued by Ellis and Green at 33 king Street. Covent Garden. London Later impressions printed by Frederick Goulding.
Primary Insc: signed and dated l.r., on plate, "whistler. 1859"
Secondary Insc: Inscribed, as part of image, in plate " W[ AP]PING WHARF/ YOR SHIRE TTLE COMPAN/ THAMES POLICE".
Tertiary Insc: verso:collector's stamp of trefoil l.corner, in brown ink ( Cunningham)
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.2 h x 22.2 w cm sheet 18.4 h x 24.4 w cm
Cat Raisonné: Kennedy (1910), 44
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1978
Accession No: NGA 78.453
Subject: Collection: The Charles C. Cunningham collection of James McNeill Whistler etchings and lithographs, acquired 1978.