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System Number: 12997
Date: 25 June 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Thomas Murphy[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/7/1b-2
Document Type: AD


1887. The Fine Art Society -
[...][2]
June. 25 Eleven Proofs - "The little Venice[3]" - 11. [tick]
Eight proofs - The two doorways -  8. [tick]
Five   "   The Beggars  5 [tick]
Nine   "   The Riva Nocturne  9. [tick]
Twelve   "   The Doorway 12. [tick]
Nine   "   The Riva -  9. [tick]
Eleven   "   The little Mast 11. [tick]
Nine.   "   The little lagoon  9. [tick]
Seven   "   The Palaces.  7. [tick]
Three   "   The Mast  3. [tick]
Three   "   The Traghetto  3. [tick]
Nine   "   The Piazetta  9. [tick]
Six... "    Battersea Bridge[4]   6.  
[p. 2]
1887.
June 25. Putney Bridge - Six proofs - 6. [5]   
  108.  
Received for Fine Art Society -    
Thos. Murphy.    

 


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Notes:

1.  Thomas Murphy
Thomas Murphy, employee of the Fine Art Society. The list was written by JW, and signed by Murphy. It was in response to an order from E. G. Brown of the Fine Art Society on 6 June (#01189).

2.  [...]
This account appears on the same page as #12996, but lower down. The two pages transcribed here are facing each other in a ledger book.

3.  The little Venice
Most of these etchings are from Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5).

4.  Battersea Bridge
Old Battersea Bridge (K.177) and Old Putney Bridge (K.178) were published by the FAS in 1879.

5.  6.
The numbers '6.' and '108.' are double underlined.