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James McNeill Whistler
American (1834 - 1903)

The "Adam and Eve," Old Chelsea

Late 19th century
State: Second state of two states

6 13/16 in. x 11 13/16 in. (17.3 cm x 30 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: Deanery.222
Other Number(s): K.175 (Previous No.)
Geography: North and Central America, United States
Classification: Fine and Visual Arts; Prints; Etchings
Culture/Nationality: American
Collection: Deanery Collection

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  • cityscapes, townscapes, and village scenes
  • etchings - Prints made from an etched printing plate, which is a metal plate on which a design is made by coating the plate with an acid-resistant substance, creating a design in the coating, and then exposing the plate to acid, which etches the plate where the metal is exposed. For designs incised directly into a copper plate using a burin or graver, use "engravings (prints)."

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This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • Prints of Whistler and Haden from the Bryn Mawr College Collections Bryn Mawr College , Mar 14, 1988 – Mar 30, 1988

  • Plate Dimensions: 6 13/16 x 11 13/16 in. (17.3 x 30 cm)

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