The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06947
Date: 1 December [1877][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W936
Document Type: ADS

Dec 1.

[butterfly signature]

Potage[2] al Puchero -
     Kramouskys aux huitres -
	  Côtelettes braisées -
	     Mauvettes [sic] - 
		  Ananas -
		      Mince Pies -


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1.  1 December[1877]
Dated by comparison of butterfly signature, writing and paper with other menus. Whistler bought whiting and oysters from John S. Charles (fl. 1876-1887), fishmonger in Pimlico, London [more], on 1 December 1877 (#08848).

2.  Potage
The menu, written in French, consisted of soup 'al Puchero' (a Spanish 'pot au feu'), whiting, deep fried oyster savouries, braised cutlets, larks, pineapples, mince pies and coffee.