The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07515
Date: [14 September/October 1890][1]
Author: [Ethel Birnie Philip?][2]
Place: [London?]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler X85
Document Type: Env[3]



Draught [sic] of letter to Mr Ellis[5]? re letter to the St James' Gazette re G Augustus Moore[6]

also one to Mr Rowe[7][,] Mrs Jopling's[8] husband

also one to Runciman[9] - on same subject -


1.  [14 September/October 1890]
Dated by reference to letters on JW's quarrel with A. Moore (see below).

2.  [Ethel Birnie Philip?]
Ethel Whibley (1861-1920), née Philip, JW's sister-in-law [more]. The same writing appears on #02165. It is quite like that of Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], but may be that of her sister, who helped at times with business affairs.

3.  Env
This envelope was used to store the listed correspondence, and was not an envelope which had originally enclosed these letters for mailing.

4.  Whistler
Double underlined.

5.  Mr Ellis
Graham Ellis, possibly a journalist [more]. See #01053.

6.  Augustus Moore
Augustus Martin Moore (d. 1918), journalist and acting manager [more].

7.  Mr Rowe
George W. Rowe, lawyer, third husband of Louise Jopling [more]. See #13265.

8.  Mrs Jopling's
Louise Jopling (1843-1933), née Goode, later Mrs Jopling-Rowe, artist [more].

9.  Runciman
James Runciman (1852-1891), writer [more]. See #05343.