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The Two Ships: P.286-1954

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Titles

The Two Ships

Maker(s)

Whistler, James Abbott McNeill (Printmaker)
Dowdeswells & Dowdeswells (Publisher)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1954-10) by Knowles, Guy John Fenton

Dating

1875 - 1880

Note

Third state

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Plate Height 208 mm Width 133 mm
Sheet Height 360 mm Width 232 mm

Techniques used in production

Drypoint Etching

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: butterfly

  • Location: Image lower left
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: No. 23
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.286-1954
Primary reference Number: 10106
Wedmore (Whistler): 116
Mansfield: 146 III
Kennedy: 148 III
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 4 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The Two Ships" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/10106 Accessed: 2022-08-11 04:51:53

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