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

The Adam and Eve Tavern, Old Chelsea

Former Title(s):

The Adam and Eve, Old Chelsea

Date:
1878
Medium:
Etching and drypoint on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream laid paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 9 3/4 x 14 3/4 inches (24.8 x 37.5 cm), Plate: 6 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches (17.5 x 29.8 cm), and Image: 6 7/8 x 11 3/4 inches (17.5 x 29.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in black ink, within image, center left, on building: "OLD FERRY WHARF | J. JOHNSON | COAL MERCHANT"; within image, center right, on sign: "THE ADAM AND EVE | Wine and Spirit Estab."

Inscribed in graphite, on back, lower left: "H.031 | a64475"; on back, lower right: "c-ggKK"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Donald and Willi Holden
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1984.12.13
Classification:
Prints
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
balcony | barges | boats | buildings | chimneys | church | cityscape | masts | men | river | ropes | sailboats | signs | tavern | trees
Associated Places:
Chelsea | England | Greater London | London | Thames | United Kingdom
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:7435
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Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 31, no. 130, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 31, no. 130, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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