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System Number: 13066
Date: 16 June [1890][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[2]
Place: Detroit
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/91/2
Document Type: MsD[3]


77 Alfred Street - Detroit (For F. J. Hecker[4]. Esq)..

            '91'[5]
1890             
May 15. 1 Balcony Amsterdam[6]    15 15 0
  1 Bridge     "    12 12 0
  1 Dyers Long House    12 12 0
  1 Zaandam    10 10 0
  1 Little Draw Bridge    10 10 0
  1 Mill. 1st State    12 12 0
  1 Square House    12 12 0
  1 Nocturne Dance House    15 15 0
  1 Steps (Amsterdam)    12 12 0
  1 Pierrot    15 15 0
  1 Lace Curtain    12  12  0 
      £ 143 17 0
  1 Lace Curtain -    12  12  0 
      £ 156   9  0 
    Received cheque (June 16.) For £156. 9. 0.

 


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Notes:

1.  16 June [1890]
Final date on account.

2.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more]. See letter from B. Whistler to Freer (#11667).

3.  MsD
Written in an unknown hand, but possibly that of William Bell, JW's secretary [more].

4.  F. J. Hecker
Col. Frank J. Hecker (1846-1927), partner of C. L. Freer, Michigan and Peninsular Car Company [more].

5.  '91'
Number printed in top right corner.

6.  Balcony Amsterdam
The etchings listed are from 'Holland set', 1889 (K.402-416) (excat 10): Balcony, Amsterdam (K.405); Bridge, Amsterdam (K.409); Long House - Dyer's - Amsterdam (K.406); Little Drawbridge, Amsterdam (K.412); The Mill (K.413); Square House, Amsterdam (K.404); Nocturne: Dance House (K.408); Steps, Amsterdam (K.403); Pierrot (K.407) and The Embroidered Curtain (K.410). Freer paid on 16 June 1890 (#13066).