System Number: 08678
Date: 23 March 1886
Author: Walter Dowdeswell
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: MsD
List of Plates left with Thibaudeau
|Doorway & Vine||18|
|Salute - Dawn||4|
The Remaining 14 at Whistlers .
|[tick]||The Church -||8 -|
|[tick]||The Steps Milman Row||6|
|[tick]||Salvation Army -||6|
|[tick]||High Street Brussels||10|
|2 [tick]||Court Yard - " (12)gs||24|
|2 [tick]||Cock & Pump (12)gs||24|
|[tick]||Palace - Brussel -||12 -|
|2 [tick]||St James Place. Houndsditch (10gs).||20|
|[tick]||Battersea Bridge No 3.||10|
|[tick]||Barrow Brussels.||12 -|
|[tick]||Fleur de lis [sic] passage Houndsditch||10|
|[tick]||Grand Place - Brussels -||12.|
|2 [tick]||Cutler Street - (10gs)||20.|
|[tick]||Market Place Bruges -||6.|
|£197. 8. 0|
|less 20%||39. 9. 6|
Alphonse Wyatt Thibeaudau (ca 1840 - d.1892), print dealer [more], was asked to make a few impressions from the plates but JW later took over the printing of the edition himself (MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night Whistler in Venice, Aldershot, 2001, p. 120-121).
A list of etchings from A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6) in Dowdeswell's hand: Little Court (K.236); Wheelwright (K.233); The Bridge (K.204); Ponte del Piovan (K.209); Long Lagoon (K.203); La Salute: Dawn (K.215); Garden (K.210); Quiet Canal (K.214); Turkeys (K.199); Lobster Pots (K.235); Lagoon: Noon (K.216).
4. The Church
This is a list of etchings in JW's hand dating from a year later: Church, Brussels (K.356) or possibly Church Doorway, Edgemere (K.303); perhaps Troop Ships (K.319); Salvation Army, Sandwich (K.305); High Street, Brussels (K.358); Courtyard, Brussels (K.355); The Cock and the Pump (K.304); Palaces, Brussels (K.361); Railway-Arch (K.268); St.James's Place, Houndsditch (K.290); probably Sketch of Battersea Bridge (K.311); The Barrow, Brussels (K.357); Fleur De Lys Passage (K.289); Grand Place, Brussels (K.362); Cutler Street, Hounsditch (K.292); Market-Place, Bruges (K.351). The etching K.319 was presented in a bound volume, the Jubilee Year Memorial , to Queen Victoria in August 1887. Other views of Brussels and Bruges such as K.358 and K.351 were done during a trip to Holland and Belgium in the autumn.