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"The Cock and the Pump" 1887

Royal (1) s. in plate with butterfly; b.r.
(2) s. on tab with butterfly and inscr. in pencil; "imp"
(3) collector's mark; v.
(4) inscr.; v. "a44450 / c. 6533 / 6 / ns." CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) This streetscape is believed to have been made by Whistler in the town of Sandwich, Kent, in England. The etching plate for this work is also in the Hunterian collection (See GLAHA 50371).
This etching was purchased by the University of Glasgow from Morrison, McChlery & Co., Glasgow on the 24th April 1970.