The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13647
Date: 8 February 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Dowdeswell and Sons[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/34/1b
Document Type: AD

1887. Messrs. Dowdeswell. & Sons.
Feb. 8th San Biagio[3]. Seventeen proofs -  17.
Fruit Stall Twenty eight - & one destroyed -  29.
The Turkeys. Twenty five & one destroyed  26
Nocturne Palaces. Twenty one. .  21.
Nocturne Furnace. Sixteen -  16
Plates[4] destroyed -  
"Turkeys" - "Riva No. 2 -" "Fruit Stall"  3.
Received as per above -  
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 #13023 and #13648.

3.  San Biagio
JW lists San Biagio (K.197); Fruit-Stall (K.200); Turkeys (K.199); Nocturne: Palaces (K.202); and Nocturne: Furnace (K.213). He also sent the copperplates of Turkeys (K.199); Fruit-Stall (K.200); and The Riva, No.2 (K.206).

4.  Plates ... 3.
Added by JW in red ink.

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