Hubert von Herkomer, Title page in book on Etching, c.1891. Etching, 20.1 x 15.1 cms. 1892,0213.13. © The Trustees of the British Museum.

Considerable thanks are due to Anna Robertson, Susan Keracher and staff of The McManus: Dundee’s Art Gallery and Museum for their invaluable help, guidance and patience. Thanks are also due to Professor Brendan Cassidy and staff of the School of Art History, University of St Andrews for their continuing support and encouragement. Significant thanks are also due to Professor Margaret MacDonald of the University of Glasgow’s Whistler Etchings Project and Robin Garton of Garton & Co. Print Dealers and Publishers. The advice, help and expertise of John Hughes, Archivist to the Fine Art Trade Guild has also been invaluable.

Further thanks are also due to Robert Jackson and Annis Fitzhugh of Dundee Contemporary Arts, Edinburgh Printmakers, Iain Flett; City Archivist at Dundee City Archives, Kate Heard; Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Royal Collection, Local History Centre; Dundee, Caroline Palmer of the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Livia Schaafsma of P. & D. Colnaghi and Co., Agnew’s Gallery; London and staff at the British Museum Prints and Drawings Department, the Victoria and Albert Prints and Drawing Collection, the National Art Library, Scottish National Galleries; Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, the Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery; University of Glasgow and Alex Mitchell of zenelements, Dundee

For permission to use works held in their collections I would also like to thank Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Ashmolean Museum; University of Oxford, the British Museum, Dundee City Archives, Freer Gallery of Art, Local History Centre; Dundee, National Gallery of Art; Washington D.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art; New York, National Portrait Gallery; London and the trustees of the Jack Fain McJunkin Jr. Collection.

The project was generously financed by the Arts and Humanities Research Council’s Cultural Engagement Fund. The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funds world-class, independent researchers in a wide range of subjects: ancient history, modern dance, archaeology, digital content, philosophy, English literature, design, the creative and performing arts, and much more. This financial year the AHRC will spend approximately £98m to fund research and postgraduate training in collaboration with a number of partners. The quality and range of research supported by this investment of public funds not only provides social and cultural benefits but also contributes to the economic success of the UK. For further information on the AHRC, please go to:

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Dr William Rough,
School of Art History
University of St Andrews, May 2013



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