System Number: 01824
Date: 19 March 1888
Author: Algernon Graves
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G189
Document Type: ALS
PRINTSELLERS & PUBLISHERS
[coat of arms with crown and shield]
HENRY GRAVES & CO.
6, PALL MALL,
LONDON, S. W.
March 19th 1888
I think I have found [p. 2] a customer for the Effie Deans and he may want the Miss Franklin to match[.] if so I suppose I can let him have it and that you do not care to retain it now it has been to Brussels
There has been nothing paid on account of it yet, an early reply to this will oblige also telling me to varnish the Carlyle
J M Whistler Eq
[p. 3, pencil sketch with number:] '100'
2. Mr Haines
Frederick Haines & Sons, London firm of picture restorers.
5. on account
JW still owed a substantial sum to Graves on loans secured through depositing his pictures over several years, including £220 on the Carlyle portrait (see memorandum dating from December 1888, #01827).
7. Miss Franklin
Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181), a portrait of Mary Maud Franklin (1857- ca 1941), JW's model and mistress [more]. It had recently been exhibited at the [Exhibition], Société des XX (Vingts), Brussels, 1888.
8. pencil sketch
This is a slight sketch of a box (or possibly a floor plan) numbered '100'. It is unclear whether it is of JW's hand.