The Thames Police (Wapping Wharf)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

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1859

Etching and drypoint on heavy wove paper

Plate: 5 5/16 × 8 7/8 in. (13.5 × 22.5 cm)

Sheet: 9 5/8 × 13 1/8 in. (24.4 × 33.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Helena Mein Wade in memory of her husband, Alfred Byers Wade

PR.950.21.49

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Print

Classification

Print

Not on view

Inscription

Signed and dated, in plate, lower right: Whistler 1859; inscribed, in graphite, lower left margin: Wapping Wharf

Exhibition History

James McNeill Whistler: Works from the Dartmouth Collection, Harrington Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-March 13, 1988.

Provenance

Alfred Byers Wade (1874-1949) Collection; to his wife, Helena Mein Wade (1878-1966), New Canaan, Connecticut, 1949; given to present collection, 1950.

Catalogue Raisonne

E. Kennedy, The Etched Work of Whistler, San Francisco, 1978, no. 44. H. Mansfield, A Descriptive Catalogue of the Etchings and Dry-Points of James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Chicago, 1909, no. 43.

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