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System Number: 08679
Date: [September 1887/1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Charles Dowdeswell[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: AD


Naval Review -[3]

H. M. Fleet - Evening - 10. 10 -
The Troop Ship - 10. 10 -
The Monitors - 10. 10 -
Bunting -  8.  8. -
The Turret Ship - 10. 10 -
Visitors boat - 10. 10 -

 

"Little London" -[4]

Clothes Exchange - Houndsditch. 12- 12-  
Cutler Street - ..  "   .   "    10- 10  
Nash Fruit Shop - 10- 10  

 


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Notes:

1.  [September 1887/1888?]
Dated from likely dates of availability of etchings for sale.

2.  Charles Dowdeswell
Charles Dowdeswell (m. 1897), art dealer, son of C. W. Dowdeswell [more].

3.  Naval Review -
'Naval Review set', 1887 (K. 316-331) (excat 7), etched on 23 July 1887, was presented to Queen Victoria in August 1887 and went on general sale in the following months.

4.  Little London -
Whistler did a great number of etchings of London in or about 1887 (K.262-302), including T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263) which JW may have called the 'Little London' set, although it was not published by a dealer, nor indeed by the artist on any scale. JW did refer on several occasions to an 'East London' set, although this also was not published by a dealer. It includes the other three etchings listed here, namely Clothes-Exchange, No.1 (K.287) or Clothes-Exchange, No.2 (K.288), and Cutler Street, Hounsditch (K.292).