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Thames Warehouses, 1859

  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler, American, 1834 - 1903

Etching printed in black ink on laid japan paper

  • Plate: 3 × 8 inches (7.6 × 20.3 cm) Sheet: 4 3/8 × 9 3/4 inches (11.1 × 24.8 cm)

Bequest of Hal H. Smith

45.405

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Workers
  • Shipping
  • Etching (printing process)
  • Japanese paper
  • Ink
  • Laid paper
  • Warehouses
  • Dome
  • River
  • Etching
  • Wharf
  • Steamer
  • Barge (flat-bottomed watercraft)
  • Marine (visual work)
  • London
  • Thames

Signed in plate, lower right: Whistler

Inscribed in pencil, center left edge: 4668 Dated in plate, lower right: 1859

1945-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

James Abbott McNeill Whistler, Thames Warehouses, 1859, etching printed in black ink on laid japan paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Hal H. Smith, 45.405.