The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11789
Date: 11 November 1881
Author: Howard Helmick[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, Archives of Art and Design, London
Call Number: AAD 4/141-1988
Document Type: ALS

Holland Park Road
Kensington W.

Nov. 11th/81

Dear Godwin

Whistler tells me of a building[3] containing four studios and apartments which you have projected in Tite Street. From his representations I should like to go in for one of them. When and where may I see the plans?

Very truly yours

Howard Helmick.

[E?] Godwin Esq

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1.  Howard Helmick
Howard Helmick (1845-1907), painter and etcher, Professor of History of Art, Georgetown University [more].

2.  Edward William Godwin
Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].

3.  building
A reference to the Tower House, 28 (now 46) Tite Street, a block of four proposed studio flats. See also the agreement signed with E. W. Godwin, #11787. JW lived there from about 1888 to 1890.