'Received from J McN. Whistler Proofs as follows - : Nocturne Palaces - 16. Balcony - ....... 5 Rialto ............. 19. San Biagio ..... 1. Bridge ........ 5. Upright Venice ...... 2 - July 28. 1886. Riva No. 2. ... 1. Long Lagoon . . . . 9. Salute Dawn . 3.' Walter Dowdeswell.
This document is written in JW's hand, except for the signature, which is that of Dowdeswell. JW had written to Messrs Dowdeswell the previous day to say some etchings were ready for collection (#08638).
3. Nocturne Palaces
These etchings, Nocturne: Palaces (K.202), The Balcony (K.207), The Rialto (K.211), San Biagio (K.197), The Bridge (K.204), Upright Venice (K.205), The Riva, No.2 (K.206), Long Lagoon (K.203), La Salute: Dawn (K.215), were all published in A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6).