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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08936
Date: 2 October 1878
Author: Lechertier, Barbe and Co.[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: MsD[2]


LONDON

Oct. 2 1878

M J. Whistler Esq
The White House, Tite St. Chelsea Embt

BOUGHT OF LECHERTIER, BARBE & CO.
ARTISTS' COLOURMEN,
MANUFACTURERS AND IMPORTERS,

60, REGENT STREET, W.
WHOLESALE DEPARTMENT: 7, GLASSHOUSE ST. W.

POST OFFICE ORDERS TO BE MADE PAYABLE AT CHARING CROSS.
CHEQUES TO BE CROSSED LONDON & WESTMINSTER BANK.

'DB 221'[3]

Best Oil Colors        
6 Ivory Black @ 3[,] 3 Venetian red @ 3     2 3
2 Red Ochre @ 3, 2 Indian red @ 3     1 0
2 Edouards Cadmium [Glair?] 2/-   4 0
2 Cobalt @ 9, 1 Rose Madder @ 9     2 3
1 Small bottle Linseed Oil     " 5
2 yds 26 in Fine [Fet?] Canvas[4] 5/-    10  0
       19 11

 


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Notes:

1.  Lechertier, Barbe and Co.
Suppliers of artist's materials.

2.  MsD
JW was declared bankrupt on 6 May 1879. This bill came with his bankruptcy papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more]. See other Lechertier, Barbe and Co. accounts at #08937 and #08961.

3.  'DB 221'
Written on left in another hand.

4.  2 yds 26 in Fine [Fet?] Canvas
This would have made up as three or four small format canvasses, of the size of Nocturne: Grey and Silver - Chelsea Embankment, Winter (YMSM 205), which is 24 5/8 x 18 5/8" (62.6 x 47.5 cm), or Portrait of Mrs Lewis Jarvis (YMSM 206) at 24 7/8 x 15 7/6" (63.2 x 40.3cm).