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System Number: 13037
Date: 20 January 1889
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: John Postle Heseltine[1]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/58/1
Document Type: MsD[2]


58[3] Mr Heseltine (196 Queens Gate. S. W.) in a/c [with J McNeill Whistler]
'89 proofs   Guineas      
Jan 20 1 The Palace - Brussels[4] 12 12 12  0
1 Marie - Loches 12 12 12  -
1 Rue Rochefoucault 12 12 12  -
1 Bird Shop  8  8  8  -
1 Fleet Evening 10 10 10  -
1 Nash's Fruit Shop 10 10 10  -
1 The Barrow - Brussels 12 12 12  -
1 The Hangman's House  8  8  8  -
1 A Lithograph[5]  1  1  1  -
  Discount nil.   89[6]  5  0
  Received by cheque Jan. 21. 89.    £ 89 - 5 - 0      

 


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Notes:

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

2.  MsD
Written by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  '58'
Number printed in top corner of page in ledger.

4.  The Palace - Brussels
The etchings were relatively recent, dating from 1887 on: Palaces, Brussels (K.361), Mairie, Loches (K.382), Rue de la Rochefoucault (K.419), Bird-Cages, Chelsea (K.276), The Fleet: Evening (K.326), T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263), The Barrow, Brussels (K.357), Hangman's House, Tours (K.376).

5.  A Lithograph
JW had recently begun to make lithographs again although this one cannot be identified.

6.  89
The final total is double underlined. Heseltine sent a cheque on 21 January 1889, #02132.