The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08177
Date: 18 January 1894
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Thomas Way[1]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3/27/2
Document Type: ALS[2]

110. Rue du Bac. Paris -

Jan 18. 1894.

Dear Sir -

Having made arrangements with Mr. Gleeson White[3] for the publication, in the "Studio", of the lithograph known as the "Gants de Suede[4]", I hereby authorize you to print, for the proprietor of that magazine, the necessary number for a single issue of "The Studio" only. -

The printing to be done as in previous cases of "The Whirlwind" - and "The Albemarle[5]" -

Very truly Yours

J. McN. Whistler.

Messrs. Thomas Way and Son

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Messrs. Thomas Way and Son
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1.  Thomas Way
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more].

2.  ALS
Published in Spink, Nesta R., The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, gen. eds Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi, Chicago, 1998, vol. 2, p. 91, no. 78.

3.  Gleeson White
Joseph William Gleeson White (1851-1898), writer on art, first editor of the Studio [more].

4.  Gants de Suede
Gants de suède (C.35) was published in The Studio, vol. 1, no. 3, 16 April 1894.

5.  Whirlwind" - and "The Albemarle
Chelsea Rags (C.26) appeared in The Albemarle, January 1892, as a 'Song on Stone', and The Winged Hat (C.34), The Tyresmith (C.36), Maunder's Fish Shop, Chelsea (C.37) in The Whirlwind: A Lively and Eccentric Newspaper, between October-December 1890.