The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13023
Date: 27 January 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Dowdeswell and Sons[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/34/1a
Document Type: AD

1887. Messrs. Dowdeswell. & Sons.
Jan. 27. Nocturne Palaces[3]. Four proofs. & 1 destroyed   5.
The Bridge. Thirty three proofs & one destroyed -  34. 
Plates[4] destroyed -  
"Nocturne Palaces." - "The Bridge"   2.
Recieved [sic] same time -  
W A Killen[5]   


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1.  Dowdeswell and Sons
Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell, Print dealers and publishers.

2.  34
Printed in top left corner of ledger page; also on this page are #13647 and #13648.

3.  Nocturne Palaces
The etchings listed are for A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6). On 27 January, JW completed printing Nocturne: Palaces (K.202) and The Bridge (K.204). Messrs Dowdeswell's receipt is #08665.

4.  Plates
All text after this point, except for the signature, is in red ink.

5.  W A Killen
W. A. Killen, employee of Messrs Dowdeswell. This is his signature.