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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13014
Date: 5 October 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Thomas McLean[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/26/2b
Document Type: MsD[2]


  26[3] 
1887. T. McLean      
[...]
October 5 [tick][4] The Boy[5] 10 10 0
  [tick] Booth at a Fair      5[6]  3  3 0
  [tick] The Park  3  3 0
  [tick] The Beggars 10 10 0
  [tick] The Doorway's Canal (unique state) 15 15 0
  [tick] The Cloak  4  4 0
  [tick] The Rag shop/Chelsea  4  4 0
  [tick] Fruit Shop Chelsea  4  4 0
  [tick] Windsor Castle dry point 10 10 0
  [tick] Scaffolding 10 10 0
  [tick] Little Chelsea  5  5  0
      81 18 0
    20% 16  7  7
    Received cheque £ 65. 10- 5. 65[7] 10  5

 


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Notes:

1.  Thomas McLean
Thomas M. McLean (b. ca 1832), print dealer and publisher [more].

2.  MsD
Written in the hand of Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. As a child he was the sitter for the etching listed as 'The Boy'.

3.  26
Printed at the top of the page in the ledger. This account follows #13013 (on the same page).

4.  [tick]
Some of the ticks are in ink, while others are very faintly inscribed in pencil.

5.  The Boy
The Boy (K.135); Booth at a fair (K.249); probably Sketch in St.James's Park (K.255); The Beggars (K.194); The Doorway (K.188); possibly The Fur Cloak (K.332); probably Old-Clothes Shop, No.1 (K.257); Rag-Shop, Milman's Row (K.272) or Rag-Shop, St.Martin's Lane (K.282); The Fish-Shop, Busy Chelsea (K.264); Windsor (Memorial) (K.329) or Windsor, No.2 (K.330); probably Chelsea (Memorial) (K.331).

6.  5
Written faintly in pencil.

7.  65
The total sum is double underlined.