The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886
Record 17 of 54

System Number: 08710
Date: [March/April 1886?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Walter Dowdeswell[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: ALS

Exact size[3] by which to cut the water color boards -

Mr Sparks[4] had better keep this by him for future cutting -

J. McNeill Whistler[5]

454. Fulham Road.

[p. 2, sketch of frame]

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1.  [March/April 1886?]
Dated from address and JW to C. W. Dowdeswell, #08610.

2.  Walter Dowdeswell
Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), art dealer [more].

3.  Exact size
This note appears to be written on an envelope that may have been intended by JW as an indication of a measurement. It probably relates to preparations for 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886 which opened in May. See JW to C. W. Dowdeswell, #08610.

4.  Mr Sparks
Sparkes, an employee of Messrs Dowdeswell.

5.  J. McNeill Whistler
Double underlined.