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Creator:
Print made by James McNeill Whistler, 1834–1903, American, active in Britain (from 1859)
Title:

Dipping the Flag

Part Of:

Collective Title: Jubilee Set: Navel Review Series

Date:
1887
Medium:
Etching on medium, slightly textured, cream antique laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet (cropped inside plate): 3 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches (8 x 17.4 cm) and Image: 3 1/8 x 6 7/8 inches (8 x 17.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

collector's stamp of Harris G. Whittemore (Lugt 1384a), in gray ink, on back, upper center; collector's stamp of Howard Mansfield (Lugt 1342) in blue ink, on back, lower right

artist's butterfly emblem, in black ink, within image, lower left

Signed with graphite butterfly monogram, lower left

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Robert N. Whittemore, Yale BS 1943
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2002.8.9
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
boats | flagpole | flags | fleet review | jubilee | marine art | masts | navy | sea | ships
Associated Places:
England | Europe | Hampshire | Spithead | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:54604
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