Photo, Print, Drawing [George Washington Whistler's grave] digital file from original item

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About this Item

Title
[George Washington Whistler's grave]
Other Title
Whistler's father's grave, Stonington, Connecticut
Summary
Drawing shows trees and grave of Whistler's father, Maj. George Washington Whistler, in the old cemetery at Stonington, Conn.
Contributor Names
Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903, artist
Created / Published
[1849?]
Subject Headings
-  Whistler, George W.--(George Washington),--1800-1849--Tomb--Connecticut--Stonington
-  Tombs & sepulchral monuments--Connecticut--Stonington--1840-1850
Format Headings
Drawings--1840-1850.
Notes
-  Title from catalogue raisonné.
-  Signed: J. W.
-  Widow Anna McNeill Whistler and her two boys returned to America in the summer of 1849; the drawing was probably done then or shortly after while they stayed with her sister Kate Palmer in Stonington.
-  Matted with the drawing: A carbon copy of a letter dated May 8, 1936, from Lillian MacNeill Palmer to Putnam, Librarian of Congress, explaining the circumstances of her finding the drawing and its subsequent acquisition by the Library.
-  Off-white laid paper with 1/8 in. black border (mourning paper), folded horizontally at center; partial watermark of Prince of Wales' feathers above a double arch (incomplete), f.s.
-  On back: Black collector's stamp of J & E R Pennell (Lugt Suppl. 874a) and black stamp of L.C. Fine Arts Division (Lugt Suppl. 926f).
-  James McNeill Whistler : drawings, pastels, and watercolors : a catalogue raisonné / Margaret F. MacDonald. New Haven ; London : Yale University Press, 1995, no. 25 (p. 13)
-  Gift; Mrs. Elizabeth Robins Pennell; 1936; (360049).
-  Forms part of the Joseph and Elizabeth Robins Pennell Collection of Whistleriana.
Medium
1 drawing : pen and brown ink over pencil ; sheet 22.4 x 18.2 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
DRWG/MA, no. 265 (A size) [P&P] DRWG/MA - Whistler,
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Digital Id
ds 04700 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ds.04700
cph 3b19537 //hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b19537
Library of Congress Control Number
2006685412
Reproduction Number
LC-DIG-ds-04700 (digital file from original item) LC-USZ62-72167 (b&w film copy neg.)
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on publication.
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
1 drawing : pen and brown ink over pencil ; sheet 22.4 x 18.2 cm. | Drawing shows trees and grave of Whistler's father, Maj. George Washington Whistler, in the old cemetery at Stonington, Conn.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2006685412
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Whistler, James Mcneill, Artist. George Washington Whistler's grave. Connecticut Stonington, 1849. [?] Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2006685412/.

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Whistler, J. M. (1849) George Washington Whistler's grave. Connecticut Stonington, 1849. [?] [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2006685412/.

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Whistler, James Mcneill, Artist. George Washington Whistler's grave. [?] Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2006685412/>.