The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11504
Date: [16 November 1892][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Paris]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 12/52-3
Document Type: TLc

'Nov. 16, 1892'


"Lady Archibald Campbell" Alexander Reid[3] Esq.,
"The Furred Jacket" 227 West George St.
"The Princess" Glasgow, Scotland
"The Carlyle[4]" The Corporation of Glasgow
"Rosa Corder" Graham Robertson[5], Esq.,
"Valparaiso" 23 Rutland Gate, S.W London
"The Blue Ware" J. C. Potter[6], Esq.
"Little White Girl" 2 Ennismore Gardens, Kensington
  or Earnsdale-Darwen, Lancashire
Harmony in Pink Lady Meux[7],
& Grey Portrait of [4]1. Park Lane, W. London
Lady Meux  
"The Golden Screen" Lord Battersea[8],
  Surrey House, Park Place, W
"Valparaiso Nocturne" Sir John Day[9]
  25 Collingham Garden, S W
"Old Battersea Bridge" Alexander Ionides[10]
  1 Holland Park, W.
"Nocturne in Blue & Silver" Mrs. Leyland[11]
  4 Hanes Place, W.
  London. S. W.
"The Ocean" W. Mallerson[12], Esq.,
  High Field
  Haling Rd. Park Rd. Croydon
Sea Piece - Trouville J. J. Shannon[13], Esq.,
  Alexander Studios
  Alfred Place, Kensington
"The Fire-Wheel[14]" J. McN. Whistler
"The Falling Rocket" S. Untermeyer[15], Esq.,
  875 Fifth Ave. N Y City
"The Balcony" C. Freer[16], Esq.,
"Westminster Bridge" E. G. Kennedy[17], Esq.,
"Battersea Reach"  
"Miss Alexander" W. Alexander[18], Esq.,
"Nocturne" Aubrey House, Aubrey Rd.
  Campden Hill, W.
"The Pool" Mrs. S. W. Hutton[19]
  938 Hollins St.
  Baltimore, U.S.A
Symphony in White Louis Huth[20], Esq.
No. 2 Possingworth
  Cross in Hand


[p. 2]'Nov. 16, 1892'

Small Pictures H. Theobald[21], Esq.,
Little Mephisto 5 Westbourne Square, W
Girl with Fan  
Several Small Landscapes  
"Fete on Sands" Mr. Hooper[22],
"Little Sweet Shop" Mr. Weckham Flower[23]
  Old Swan House
  Chelsea, Embankment


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1.  16 November 1892
Dated in unknown hand.

2.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

3.  Alexander Reid
Alexander Reid (1854-1936), Glasgow dealer [more], owned La Princesse du pays de la porcelaine (YMSM 50), Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181) and Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242).

4.  Carlyle
Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137).

5.  Graham Robertson
Walford Graham Robertson (1867-1948), painter, designer and collector [more], owned Arrangement in Brown and Black: Portrait of Miss Rosa Corder (YMSM 203) and Crepuscule in Flesh Colour and Green: Valparaiso (YMSM 73).

6.  J. C. Potter
John Charles Potter (1854-1920), wallpaper manufacturer and collector [more], owned Blue and Silver: Blue Wave, Biarritz (YMSM 41), Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52) and Grey and Silver: Chelsea Wharf (YMSM 54).

7.  Lady Meux
Lady Valerie Susan ('Susie') Meux (1847-1910), née Langdon, collector and patroness [more], owned Arrangement in Black: Lady Meux (YMSM 228) and Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229).

8.  Lord Battersea
Cyril Flower (1843-1907), barrister, Liberal MP, 1st Baron Battersea [more], owned Caprice in Purple and Gold: The Golden Screen (YMSM 60)

9.  Sir John Day
Sir John Charles Sigismund Day (1826-1908), QC, collector [more], owned Nocturne in Blue and Gold: Valparaiso Bay (YMSM 76).

10.  Alexander Ionides
Alexander ('Aleco') Ionides (1840-1898), businessman [more], owned Brown and Silver: Old Battersea Bridge (YMSM 33).

11.  Mrs. Leyland
Frances Leyland (1836-1910), née Dawson [more], owned Nocturne in Blue and Silver (YMSM 113).

12.  W. Mallerson
William Taylor Malleson (b. ca 1830), wine merchant and collector [more], owned Symphony in Grey and Green: The Ocean (YMSM 72).

13.  J. J. Shannon
James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), genre and portrait painter [more], owned Blue and Silver: Trouville (YMSM 66).

14.  The Fire-Wheel
Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169).

15.  S. Untermeyer
Samuel Untermyer (1858-1940), lawyer, capitalist and philanthropist [more], had recently bought Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170).

16.  C. Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more], had recently bought Variations in Flesh Colour and Green: The Balcony (YMSM 56).

17.  E. G. Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more], had recently bought The Last of Old Westminster (YMSM 39) and Battersea Reach (YMSM 45).

18.  W. Alexander
William Cleverly Alexander (1840-1916), banker and patron [more], owned Harmony in Grey and Green: Miss Cicely Alexander (YMSM 129) and Nocturne: Blue and Silver - Chelsea (YMSM 103).

19.  Mrs. S. W. Hutton
Celeste Marguerite Winans (1855-1916), later Mrs Hutton, daughter of T. and C. Winans [more], owned Wapping (YMSM 35).

20.  Louis Huth
Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], owned Symphony in White, No. 3 (YMSM 61).

21.  H. Theobald
Henry Studdy Theobald (1847-1934), barrister and collector [more], owned Red and Pink: La Petite Mephisto (YMSM 255).

22.  Mr. Hooper
Edward William Hooper (1839-1901), collector [more], owned A Red Note: Fête on the Sands, Ostend (YMSM 366).

23.  Flower
Wickham Flower (b. ca 1836), solicitor and collector [more], owned An Orange Note: Sweet Shop (YMSM 264).