System Number: 08659
Date: 15 January 1887
Recipient: Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: ADS
Jan. 15. 1887
J. McN. Whistler
W. A. Killen
|Turkeys .||Three proofs .||[tick] 3 proofs|
|Drury Lane.||Eighteen proofs & one destroyed. ...||[tick] 19. -|
|The Temple.||Twenty two & one destroyed. -||[tick] 23. -|
|Wheelwright.||Twenty eight - & one destroyed.||[tick] 29. -|
|Salute Dawn.||Nineteen & one destroyed [one?]. ..||[tick] 20. -|
|Upright Venice||Seven - & one destroyed . .||[tick] 8. -|
|San Biagio.||Seven proofs - . .||[tick] 7.|
1. Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell
Print dealers and publishers of A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6). This is a copy, signed by both JW and Killen, and kept by Dowdeswell's (see #13021 for full annotation).
2. W. A. Killen
W. A. Killen, employee of Messrs Dowdeswell.
The etchings listed are Turkeys (K.199), Drury Lane (K.237), Temple (K.234), Wheelwright (K.233), La Salute: Dawn (K.215), Upright Venice (K.205) and San Biagio (K.197), all for the second 'Venice set'. When the edition of each etching was complete the copperplate was cancelled with a deeply etched butterfly and an impression was printed to prove that the edition was limited.