Robert Howard Russell founded the firm of Russell and Sons, New York publishers.
Robert Howard Russell was the publisher of the New York edition of Whistler, James McNeill, Eden versus Whistler: The Baronet and the Butterfly. A Valentine with a Verdict, Paris and New York, 1899 [GM, A.24]. His relationship with JW was not entirely satisfactory (see, for instance, JW's letter to Heinemann, #10814).
New York Public Library on-line catalogue, http://catnyp.nypl.org (accessed 2005).