The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13008
Date: 3, 6 and 14 August 1879
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/23
Document Type: MsD[1]

Old Battersea Bridge[2]

Aug. 3d 1879 Pulled the first fourteen proofs.
So far there are four states - first without Butterfly - one proof only - Second with Butterfly - one proof only - third - drypoint in background & subsequently in Bridge itself - fourth evening clouds in sky - There are eleven proofs of the third state

Aug 6th Sold the Plate of Battersea Bridge to Huish[3] for one hundred pounds keeping a proof of each state of the of the plate as agreed - Took four proofs to Huish -

Aug 14th
Sent eight more proofs to Huish

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1.  MsD
These notes were kept in a leather bound ledger, lined and paginated. This page was written entirely by Mary Maud Franklin (1857- ca 1941), JW's model and mistress [more].

2.  Old Battersea Bridge
Old Battersea Bridge (K.177). It was published by The Fine Art Society, London, in 1878.

3.  Huish
Marcus Bourne Huish (1843 - d.1921), barrister, writer and art dealer, Director of the Fine Art Society [more].