Pickle Herring WharfArtist(s)James Abbott McNeill WhistlerArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Datecirca 1878Medium & Supportetching and drypoint, printed in black ink on laid paperDimensions
6 15/16 in x 9 3/4 in (17.62 cm x 24.77 cm)Credit LineBequest of Margaret Watson ParkerSubject matter
According to the Glasgow catalogue raisonné site, this view of the Thames was taken at Pickle Herring Stairs, located below London bridge. These stairs provided access to the river and was a place where the ferries crossed the river.Physical Description
A large port is seen from the water. In the foreground are two low rowboats; at the right side are a number of tall masted ships with reefed sails and beyond, at center, in the distance is more shipping at dock. Along the left hand side is a large building seen as the embankment curves away into the distance.Primary Object ClassificationPrintCollection AreaWesternRights
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