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"Hansom Cab (Wimpole Street)" c.1886-1888

Royal (1) s. in plate with butterfly; u.l.
(2) s. on tab with butterfly and inscr. in pencil; "imp"
(3) Watermark; "P"
CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) PRINT WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) This streetscape depicts Wimpole Street, London, where Whistler?s brother, Dr William Whistler, lived. A hansom cab, (a horsedrawn cab), stands waiting in the foreground of t…