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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13655
Date: 24 August 1887-11 October 1887
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Messrs Dowdeswell[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/36/1c
Document Type: MsD[2]


36[3] 1887 -
Messrs. Dowdeswells & Sons
      Proofs -      
[...]
  Guineas          
Aug 24th[4] 10 Windsor Castle, dry point   10 10  
5 "Little Chelsea"    5  5.  
  Booth at a Fair 1  3  3  
  Piccadilly, fragment of 1  4  4  
  Palais Royal 1  5  5  
  Nocturne Salute 1  6  6  
  Nocturne Shipping 1  6  6  
September 26[5] 3 Booth at a Fair 1  3  3  
4 Fragment of Piccadilly 1  4  4  
5 Corner of Palais Royal 1  5  5  
6 Salute - Nocturne 1  6  6  
6 Nocturne Shipping 1  6  6  
September 30[6] 6 Nocturne Shipping 1  6  6  
7 Regents Quadrant 1  7  7  
6 Nash Fruit Shop 1  6  6  
    with 20% dis: 203 7 - 3 203. 18 - 3        
Oct 7   Recieved [sic] by cheque bill at four months minus discount £203- 18- 3        
Oct 11   Received cheque £3- 8- 2 for discount on above bill at four months        

 


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Notes:

1.  Messrs Dowdeswell
Print dealers and publishers.

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

3.  36
Printed page number, in ledger. Also on this page appears #13025 and #13654.

4.  Aug 24th
The etchings listed are Windsor (Memorial) (K.329) or Windsor, No.2 (K.330), Chelsea (Memorial) (K.331), Booth at a fair (K.249), A Fragment of Piccadilly (K.256), A Corner of the Palais Royale (K.248), Nocturne: Salute (K.226) and Nocturne: Shipping (K.223). Very faint pencil ticks appear to the left of all the etching titles.

5.  September 26
This list shows further sales of etchings already noted above.

6.  September 30
Nocturne: Shipping (K.223), Regent's Quadrant (K.239), and T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263).