The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03498
Date: 15 September 1888
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[1]
Place: [London]
Recipient: Hermann Wunderlich and Co.[2]
Place: New York
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 7/31/2
Document Type: ALdS[3]

Sept 15. 1888

Sirs, -

In his absence of Mr Whistler Mr Whistler is on the continent - I opened your letter[4] and immediately forwarded it on to him. As Mr Whistler is abroad I attend to the etching department and send you the etchings you require except 'Windsor Castle [5]['] (dry point) of which there are at present no more proofs & 1 Windsor Castle Etching[6], 1 Grand Place[7] - 1 Fruit Shop - Chelsea[8] but on Mr Whistler's return he will doubtless print a few more and then I shall send you the couple that you require

A cheque for the accompanying etching would much [oblige?]

Yours truly

Charles J. Hanson

Herman [sic] Wunderlich & Co
868 Broadway - N. Y.

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1.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. JW was in France on a working honeymoon, after his marriage to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more] on 11 August. The Whistlers remained there until about early November.

2.  Hermann Wunderlich and Co.
Firm of print dealers.

3.  ALdS
Draft letter written on p. 31 of JW's letterbook.

4.  your letter
This was probably Wunderlich's letter dated 29 August, #07164, in which they asked for seven etchings and one drypoint.

5.  Windsor Castle
Windsor (Memorial) (K.329), or Windsor, No.2 (K.330).

6.  Windsor Castle Etching
Windsor (Memorial) (K.329), or Windsor, No.2 (K.330).

7.  Grand Place
Grand Place, Brussels (K.362).

8.  Fruit Shop
T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263).