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

The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea

Date:
1879
Medium:
Etching and drypoint, printed from canceled plate on medium, slightly textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/4 x 13 3/4 inches (22.2 x 34.9 cm), Plate: 6 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches (17.5 x 30.2 cm), and Image: 6 7/8 x 11 7/8 inches (17.5 x 30.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered inside image, upper left: butterfly monogram; center left: "'OLD FERRY WHARF. | J. JOHNSON | COAL MERCHANT"; center right: "'THE ADAM and EVE | Wine & Spirit Establ"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Robert N. Whittemore, Yale BS 1943
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B2014.22.16
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | boats | buildings | chimneys | church | gutters | landscape | masts | men | roofs | ropes | sails | trees | windows
Associated Places:
Chelsea | England | London | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:55727
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