UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13357
Date: [1886/1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [none]
Repository: Hunterian Art Gallery, University of Glasgow
Call Number: GLAHA 46117, pp. 75-80
Document Type: AD


[sketch of boy's head][2]
Write to McNab[3] -
See about Moore[4] -
Shivas[5] - [Miss Van Vublen?]
Mrs H. White[6] -
American Minister.
[p. 2, sketches[7] of head and dog or cat]
[p. 3]

1. 0. 0 = 45
 3 -  3  

 

[butterfly signature]

 1- 0 - [catt?]    
    2. 6      
 1.14. 0 }     x
 2.17. 6} [Sent?] 10. 0 -
    1. [regst]  3. 0 -
    2. 2 [has?]   2. 10  
    1. post    
    2. [quot?] 15. 10  
  10- 15  
 6-  5 - 3    4 - 15  
 4- 10 - 0      
 4- 10 - 0      
10 - 15 - 3   48  

 


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Notes:

1.  [1886/1888]
Dated from rest of sketchbook, which includes, for instance, a draft letter from JW to H. Labouchère of [21 August 1886?], #13353 (see also #09014, #13352, #13355, #13356).

2.  [sketch of boy's head]
Sketchbook (M.1145), p. 80. The subject may be Stephen Manuel (1880-1954), civil servant, JW's nephew [more].

3.  Moore
Possibly Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893), painter [more].

4.  McNab
Possibly Peter Macnab (d. 1900), landscape and rustic genre painter [more].

5.  Shivas
Shivas, unidentified.

6.  Mrs H. White
Margaret Stuyvesant White (1854 or 1857-1916), née Rutherford [more].

7.  sketches
'Dog or cat', Sketchbook (M.1145), p. 84. The sketch and butterfly signature on the next page are written the opposite way up from the main text.

8.  Willie
Probably William McNeill Whistler (1836-1900), physician, JW's brother [more]. These sums appear to indicate debts.