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"Old Westminster Bridge" 1859

Royal (1) s. in plate; b.l. "Whistler 1859"
(2) Inscr. below plate "2226", with title and mounting instructions (in pencil) CRE WHISTLER, James McNeill; (American; 1834-1903) Whistler turned to the subject of the River Thames in the summer of 1859 and this image was among the first etchings he made of it. The plate was published in 1871 by Ellis and Green as part of 'Sixteen Etchings of Scenes o…