The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07156
Date: 10 April 1888
Author: Edward Guthrie Kennedy[1]
Place: New York
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1144
Document Type: ALS

[scroll:] H. WUNDERLICH & CO.
H W & CO.
868 B'WAY N- Y-

April 10th / 88,

J. McN. Whistler Esq.

Dear Sir,

We have received the letter & enclosed list of prints from Mr. Hanson[2], and thank you for sending the prints. The "Brittanic", upon which vessel the prints were shipped arrived in due time, but as no invoice nor bill of lading has come to hand, we presume they will be sent by some other steamer. It requires a few days to get boxes from the custom house after they arrive here. As soon as we receive your consignment[3], we shall make our decision at once, and send you word promptly. Mr Wunderlich[4] will be in London about the first of May and will [p. 2] call upon you.

We remain, dear sir,
Yours very truly,

H. Wunderlich & Co.


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1.  Edward Guthrie Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more]. Kennedy had enquired of JW on 4 February: 'Have you done anything new lately?' (E. G. Kennedy to JW, #07155).

2.  prints from Mr. Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. JW sent a list of 61 etchings of which Wunderlich's retained thirty-four and sent twenty-seven to Ross Winans (G. Dieterlen to JW, #07158 and #07155). The subjects included Wild West, Buffalo Bill (K.313), Queen Victoria's Jubilee Naval Review and streetscapes of London, Brussels and Ostend.

3.  consignment
The etchings finally arrived ten days later on 20 April (E. G. Kennedy to JW, #07157).

4.  Mr Wunderlich
Hermann Wunderlich (ca 1839 - d.1892), print dealer [more].