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System Number: 12727
Date: [April-December 1889][1]
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson and Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 6
Document Type: MsD


[p. 1, (numbered '3')] [p. 2, (numbered '1')]
  July 11. 1888.
May 18. 1888. Robert Dicker[3] - £2 - 10 - 0 - One (1) Silver toast rack (Lyon[)]
  July 13. 1888.
  One (1) Early George III Cream jug}
  Two (2) Candelabra Sheffield} Wells[4]
May 15. 1888 Robert Dicker £7 - 0 - 0 - - July 16th. 1888.
May 15. 1888 Robert Dicker £4 - 0 - 0 - - Two (2) x Sheffield sauce dishes.}
May 15 1888 Robert Dicker} Two (2) x George III sauce Ladles Harvey & Gore[5]}
May 15. 1888 Robert Dicker} £7 - 0 - 0 One (1) Sheffield entrée dish. (Dicker)
May 15. 1888. Robert Dicker £36 - 0 - One (1) Small sugar tongs Louis XVI (Dicker[)]
  One (1) Stand for liquers
  One (1) Needle case - Dicker.
May 15. 1888. Harvey & Gore £4 - 4 - 0 x - One (1) Mahogany case containing
   
   
  One (1) + Sheffield plated coffee jug with Lamp & stand.
28. March 1888. Robert Dicker £ 2 - 12 - 6 - One (1) + Old Sheffield dish
  One (1) Cigarette Case
  One (1) Sheffield plate chafing dish Dicker
  One (1) Sheffield plate chafing dish

 

[p. 3] [p. 4, (numbered '3')]
July 30 1888 Pyke. £3 - 0 - 0 1 Sheffield Basket [pencil drawing of basket[6]]
.. .. £2 - 0 - 0 2 Scallop Schells [sic]
  1 Small fluted Sauce Ladle [tick]
Harvey & Gore July 18 (£4 - 8 - 0) 3 x Scallop shells x
August 2. 1888. - Dicker {10 Desert forks
August 2 1888. Dicker {11 Desert knives.
Harvey & Gore. July 18. £4 - 8 -0 x 3. Sheffield shells - returned
  6 small George III (plain) forks
  2 small salt spoons -"Nevada silver" stamped on back
  1 Long Dutch Salt spoon with MI on back
  1 Plated butter knife
  1 Plated tea-kettle, with lamp & stand
Dicker Dicker x 6 Dessert spoons with elaborate pattern J. B. on back
Dicker Dicker 1 Silver Dutch boot-hook
August 8. 1888. Harvey & Gore x £4 - 10 - 0 x 1 Silver Chafing Dish with lamp & stand
August 9. 1888. Dicker 2 Dessert forks
.. .. .. Dicker 1 Dessert knife
Present - (Mrs. [Maxse[7]?]) - 1 Sugar tongs with musical figures
Present - (Mr & Mrs Labouchère[8]) {1 teapot
" {1 Cream Jug
" {1 Sugar basin

 

[p. 5] [p. 6, (numbered '5')]
Present - (Rowe[9]) 1 Perforated sugar spoon.
  1 Small fruit basket
August 30 1888 Samson[10] £0 - 16 - 0 2 Dutch toddy spoons
..    ..    ..   £1 - 7 - 0 1 Dutch sugar spoon (pierced pattern
- [line across page] like fish slice)
August 30 1888 Samson £0 - 14 - 0 1 Dutch silver patch box (in the
..       ..    -------- shape of a cabinet - with a ship
..       ..    -------- engraved on the top & a small
..       ..    -------- heart on the front
August 30 1888 Samson £0 - 14 - 6 1 Dutch silver patch box (in the
..       ..    -------- shape of a cabinet - with a
..       ..    -------- little railing on the top &
..       ..    -------- a semicircle and leaf pattern
..       ..    -------- engraved on the front
August 30 1888 Samson £0 - 7 - 0 1 Dutch lip salve box
Sept 24 88 Wells 1 Chafing dish containing 6 small ones
  & silver tongs sent back
Wells 6 small antique teaspoons
Nov 5 88 - Bought in France 37 francs 1 silver sauce pan
Nov 6. 88 Present -      --------- 1 silver punch ladle . George IInd. 2nd.

 

[p. 7] [p. 8, (numbered '7')]
Nov. 17. 88. Present "G. Lewis[11]" ----- 1 George III Silver Bowl, with 2 lion heads
Dec 31 88 M & S Lyon[12]    15 - 0 - 0 1 Dredger (silver) William & Mary (Scotch)
Sept 1. 88 J. Wells     2 - 0 - 0 6 George II Teaspoons (chased backs)
..    ..     4 -15 - 0 1 Old Sheffield Cheese dish
Dec 29 88 J. Wells    6 - 0 - 0 1 Soup basin 2 handles
Jan 25. 89 Attenborough[13]     3 -10 - 0 1 Silver Lemon Strainer. George III
Jan 23. 89. Present - Heseltine[14] 1 Beaker - Dutch
Feb 2 89 Samson 1 Dutch Toddy spoon - long.
Feb. 7. 89 W. Boore     23 - 0 - 0 1 old English round plain breakfast dish
  & cover, bead edge & handles, on oval
  thread skeleton stand
Feb 21. 89 Parkes[15]    3 - 10 - 0 4 Small George III sauce ladles ebony stand
April 18. 89 Dicker    11 - 0 - 0 1 (silver) small Dutch coffee pot with lamp
April 18. 89 Harvey & Gore 4 - 10 - 0 1 (old Sheffield) Punch bowl
April 18. 89 Harvey & Gore 1 - 10 - 0 3 Toddy ladles (silver) whalebone handles
April 18. 89 Dicker 1 Long Dutch toddy spoon silver
  1 large Punch ladle
  4 small .. .. with black handles
  1 fluted edge soup ladle
  13 Dutch spoons.

 

[p. 9]
1 small box for sweets'
1 Cheese scoop
1 Pickle fork
1 Grape scissors
1p[air] Silver Salad Servers
1 Gravy Spoon - Shell Pattern

[p. 10, starting at end of notebook:]
Coffee Pots
1 Small Dutch with - spirit Lamp -
1 Venetian Coffee pot
1 Plated with lamp -
- [line]
1 Milk Jug - Dutch
1 Cream Jug Old English
1  ..    ..  ..
1  ..    ..  ..
- [line]
2 Large Entree Dishes with - Lamps (Sheffield[)]
1 Same as above - smaller
1 Round Silver Entree Dish and Lamp -
- [line]
1 Silver Oval Cheese
or bacon dish (Dicker)
1 Round Sheffield Vegetable[p. 11] dish - hot water - Harvey & Gore
1 Cheese - dish with ivory handles. Sheffield
1 Small ditto - with fluted pattern on top
1 Small without handle beading all round.


2 Spanish bottle stands
2 Dutch tripod salts
2 French Salts with handles (Sparkes)
[p. 12] 2 Irish Stands and glassesfor sweets [drawing]
1 Old English mustard pot and spoon - (Dicker)
1 Oval Sheffield bread basket
1 ditto round
1 ..  ..  ..  .. smaller wire
1 .. oval with handles for fruit
1 ..  .. without handles
12 Strawberry baskets Dutch
9 Dutch silver stands with glasses for sweets
&.c 1 - larger than the others and 2 with patterns. 9 in all -
2 pairs of sugar tongs
4 small Scotch ladles feather edge  

[p. 13, detached sheet:]
Copy Nov. 3. 88.
x 4 Candlesticks
x 2 Entré dishes
    The Mahogany case containing the steel knives, forks, etc.
x 1 Tea pot
x 1 Pair sugar tongs
x 6 Tea spoons
x 6 Table spoons
x 1 Sugar basin
x 6 Dessert Spoons
x 6 Dessert knives & forks.
- [line]
2 Entree dishes  1 bowl
2 Vegetable dishes 2 plates boxes
1 Egg Whisk 12 [halve cup?]
1 sugar caster
1 Lemon strainer
1 Beaker.


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Notes:

1.  [April-December 1889]
Dated from final date on document.

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson and Beatrix Whistler
List of JW's silver collection made by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more] and Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The main list to p. 8 was written by Hanson and the remainder (from p. 9, 'small box for sweets...') by Beatrix Whistler. See also #12728.

3.  Robert Dicker
Robert Dicker (ca 1827-1900), silversmith [more].

4.  Wells
Silversmith.

5.  Gore
Harvey and Gore, silversmiths.

6.  basket
Pencil sketch by Beatrix Whistler.

7.  Maxse
Cecilia Maxse (b. ca 1847, m. 1862), wife of F. A. Maxse [more].

8.  Labouchere
Henry Du Pré Labouchère (1831-1912), journalist and Liberal MP [more]. Henrietta Labouchère (1841-1910), née Hodson, actress, wife of Henry Labouchère [more].

9.  Rowe
Probably George W. Rowe, lawyer, third husband of Louise Jopling [more].

10.  Samson
Silversmith.

11.  G. Lewis
Sir George Henry Lewis (1833-1911), society lawyer [more].

12.  Lyon
M. and S. Lyon, silversmith.

13.  Attenborough
Silversmith.

14.  Heseltine
John Postle Heseltine (1843-1929), accountant, amateur etcher, collector of prints and drawings [more].

15.  Parkes
Silversmith.