System Number: 08680
Date: [March/April 1886]
Author: Walter Dowdeswell
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: AD
Signed also same date and had by me
same twice one each - as under, printed by Salmon
1. [March/April 1886]
Dated from reference to the printing of etchings from the second Venice Set which commenced in March 1886. The last plates were cancelled in July 1887. Dated also from reference to Salmon (see below).
3. Salute Dawn
This relates to the printing of etchings from A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6). This list includes: La Salute: Dawn (K.215), Long Lagoon (K.203), Upright Venice (K.205), The Riva, No.2 (K.206), The Bridge (K.204), San Biagio (K.197), The Rialto (K.211), The Balcony (K.207), Nocturne: Palaces (K.202), Turkeys (K.199), Quiet Canal (K.214), Ponte del Piovan (K.209), Lobster Pots (K.235), Drury Lane (K.237), Little Court (K.236), Nocturne: Furnace (K.213), Lobster Pots (K.235), Lagoon: Noon (K.216) and Bead-Stringers (K.198).
In about March 1886, Émile Frédéric Salmon (1840-1913), sculptor and print-maker [more], printed a set of the Venice etchings, although in the end JW printed the entire edition (MacDonald, Margaret F., Palaces in the Night Whistler in Venice, Aldershot, 2001, pp. 120-122).