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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12999
Date: 18 December 1888
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: The Fine Art Society[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/8/1a
Document Type: MsD[2]


The Fine Art Society (Mr Brown[3]) in [a/c with J. McNeill Whistler]
  Guineas          
Dec. 18. 88 10 Merton Villa[4] (1) 1 10 10  0
6 Steps - Gray's Inn (2) 1  6  6  -
8 Wood's Fruit Shop (3) 1  8  8  -
8 Gray's Inn Place (4) 1  8  8  -
6 Windsor Castle (Etching) (5) 1  6  6  -
12 The Barrow - Brussels (6) 1 12 12  -
12 Butter Street - Brussels (7) 1 12 12  -
      65  2  0
  20% discount   13  0  4
    £ 52[5]  1  8
  Paid by cheque Jan. 2. 1889        

 


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Notes:

1.  The Fine Art Society
London art dealers, print dealers and publishers.

2.  MsD
Written in a ledger by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. It appears on the same page as #13000 and #13644. The second half of the heading ('a/c with J. McNeill Whistler') appears at the top of the facing page.

3.  Mr Brown
Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

4.  Merton Villa
The etchings listed are Merton Villa, Chelsea (K.277), Steps, Gray's Inn (K.295), Woods's Fruit-Shop (K.265), Gray's Inn Place (K.297), probably Windsor (Memorial) (K.329), The Barrow, Brussels (K.357), and probably Butter Street, Brussels (K.364).

5.  52 1 8
The total is double underlined.