BillingsgateArtist(s)James Abbott McNeill WhistlerArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1859Medium & Supportetching, printed in black ink on laid Japan paperDimensions
8 1/8 in. x 12 3/16 in. ( 20.7 cm x 30.9 cm )Credit LineBequest of Margaret Watson ParkerSubject matter
Billingsgate was a district in London with a large and prosperous fish market.Physical Description
A group of figures stand on the bow of a boat at the left. Behind and to the left are buildings and steps leading up to a quay with people gathered along the railings. Behind the figures and to the right are the numerous masts of ships lined side by side, all containing figures while in the distance beyond are the arches of a bridge.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaWesternRights
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