System Number: 10775
Date: 2 March 1889
Recipient: Algernon Graves
Repository: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Call Number: f MS A 1412
Credit Line: Published by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University
Document Type: MsLS
If you are able to sell the "Ruskin["] for 400£ - Firewheel for 400£ or the Miss Franklin for 350£ you are at liberty to deduct from the price - 10% for the sale and also 75£ still due by me on Miss Franklin and 35£ due on the two Nocturnes
J. McN. Whistler
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1. Algernon Graves
Algernon Graves (1845-1922), of H. Graves and Co., print dealers [more].
Written in an unknown hand and signed by JW.
Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170), which had been the focus of criticism by John Ruskin (1819-1900), critic, social reformer and artist [more].
Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169) and Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181), as well as Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170), had been security for loans.
5. Miss Franklin
Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181).