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Wilfred Byron Shaw
Canal in Bruges
1881 – 1959
Gift of Wilfred B. Shaw
1953/1.34
A French town, with houses along a canal or river in the foreground extends in the distance showing rooflines and towers under a blustery sky.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Vitré—The Canal
1893
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.435
A man stands in an apron and rolled sleeves in the water door of a building along a canal. Another figure is seen kneeling and reaching down to the water at the left edge of the water door. The building and its reflection fills the frame; the emphasis is on the figures in the darkened opening, along with their reflections, while the upper story of the building is only summarily indicated.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Pierrot
1889
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.406
Seen from the water's edge, a canal in the foreground curves to the right and back into space. In the ditant view, buildings with balconies and chimney pots are visible as well as a bridge that is cropped by the curve of the waterway. In the foreground, across the canal, are several arched entryways. A dark waterdoor is open and shows a man on the steps and two shadowy figures behind him framed in the doorway; a lantern hangs overhead. To the right, another arched doorway with a metal grille above faces the canal, but is closed. A small open window on the seond floor can be seen between the arched doors.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Two Doorways, One of the 'Twelve Etchings,' or the 'First Venice Set'
1879 – 1880
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.381

Egisto Manzuoli
The Grand Canal, Venice
19th century
Bequest of Henry C. Lewis
1895.7

John Whorf
Venice
1903 – 1954
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.204
This work is an etching showing a river and a cathedral on the other side. The river runs through the main portion of the work, with a paved river bank along the right hand side with several fishermen on it. There are two boats along the right side of the river and a few smaller boats in the background. In the distance is a bridge over the river and on the opposite bank there is a large cathedral with two towers and some trees behind it. 
Wilfred Byron Shaw
The Heart of Paris
1916 – 1926
Gift of Wilfred B. Shaw
1953/1.33
A French town, with houses along a canal or river in the foreground extends in the distance showing rooflines and towers under a blustery sky.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Vitré—The Canal
1893
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.436

English
Photograph Album
19th century
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1994/2.19
Seen from the water's edge, a canal in the foreground curves to the right and back into space. In the distant view, buildings with balconies and chimney pots are visible as well as a bridge that is cropped by the curve of the waterway. In the foreground, across the canal, are several arched entryways. A dark waterdoor is open and shows a man on the steps and two shadowy figures behind him framed in the doorway; a lantern hangs overhead. To the right, another arched doorway with a metal grille above faces the canal, but is closed. A small open window on the seond floor can be seen between the arched doors.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
Two Doorways, One of the 'Twelve Etchings,' or the 'First Venice Set'
1879 – 1880
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.380

Camille-Arthur Fonce
Untitled [Canal Boats]
1867 – 1967
1997/1.269
This photograph depicts a view of a canal lined with stone buildings; an ornate covered-bridge spans the water, connecting the structures on either side. Two men stand on an embankment to which a series of gondolas are docked. 
Carlo Ponti (Italian (culture or style))
Ponte dei Sospiri
1855 – 1870
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
1995/1.73
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