Documents associated with: Wortley, Archibald J. Stuart-
Record 2 of 31
System Number: 11784
Date: 15-27 September 1881
Author: Edward William Godwin
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: Archives of Art and Design, AAD 4/6-1980
Document Type: AD
15 [September] Called on Whistler[,] Oscar came in[,] called on Wortley re his ho[use]. consulted me as to his seeing Peto £ & endeavouring to arrange without prejudice[,] sd he might try. Drove to town with Whistler. At 4 took chair of Soc English Players. Dined at Albion with Tree & home. Whistler & Holmes agreed to take flats & put down £200. [...]
24 [September] Whistler here to meet Holmes latter did not come so W went to him re flats in Tite St. returned later lent me 10/. Mrs Scott Siddons came abt 4.30 discussed theatre scheme.
25 [September] Whistler here drawing Thames dined here Hor. Green called Geo Alexander came & with him to Barthes then home.
26 [September] Holmes here met Sharpe they did not agree re flats. Braine called. Holmes & I to Club at 12 to meet S.E.P. no-one came. Waited till 3 then home. Whistler came re flats wrote letters at his own suggestion 1 to his bankers & 1 to Reid offering to take 3 plots in Tite St. Mrs G. present[.] I wrote copies of letters for him while he worked at his drawing of Thames.
27 [September] Called at Reids wrote letter re land & Whistler. Sent to Mrs Beere & Evelyn for list [...]
JW signed the lease for a flat at 13 Tite Street on 22 April 1881, and lived there through 1885. He moved to the Tower House, 28 Tite Street, after his marriage in August 1888.
Sharpe, a landlord.