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System Number: 13659
Date: 14 May 1888
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Hermann Wunderlich and Co.[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/81/2-82/1
Document Type: MsD[2]


81 [Messrs Herman Wunderlich & Co in a/c] with J. McNeill Whistler 81
1888 Number   Proofs        
[...]
May 14 1 Clothes Exchange No. 1[3] 1 [tick] 12 12 0
2 Little Sweet Shop 1 [tick] 10 10 "
6 St James Place - Houndsditch 1 [tick] 10 10 "
9 Cutler Street - Houndsditch 1 [tick] 10 10 "
13 Grande Place - Brussels 1 [tick] 10 10 "
15 The Palace - Brussels 1 [tick] 12 12 "
16 Battersea Bridge No. 3 1 [tick] 12 12 "
17 The Beach Ostende 1 [tick]  5  5 "
21 Maunder's Fish Shop 1 [tick]  8  8
  Carried over     89[4]  5  0
[p. 2]
82 Messrs Herman Wunderlich & Co in a/c [with J. McNeill Whistler]
1888 Number Brought Forward Proofs   89  5  0
May 14 23 Windsor Castle[5] (dry point) 1 [tick] 10 10 "
26 The Little Nurse - Grays Inn 1 [tick]  6  6 "
28 Alderney Street 1 [tick]  6  6 "
31 Charing Cross Bridge 1 [tick]  8  8 "
32 Court Yard Brussels 1 [tick] 12 12 "
38 Doorway Gray's Inn (first state) 1 [tick] 10 10 "
40 The Cottage Door 1 [tick]  4  4 "
41 The Steps - Milmans Row 1 [tick]  5  5 "
42 Petite Rue des Bouchers (first state) 1 [tick] 10 10 "
47 Rare state Nocturne Salute 1   21 0 "
48 Fleur des Lis Passage - Houndsditch 1 [tick] 10 10 "
49 Grande Place (first state) 1 [tick] 15 15 "
52 Dipping the Flag 1 [tick]  8  8 "
53 Turret Ship 1 [tick] 10 10 "
54 The Monitors 1 [tick] 10 10 "
55 The Troopship 1 [tick] 10 10 "
59 Return to Tilbury 1    6  6 "
62 Visitors Boat 1   10 10
  20% discount     246 15 0
        49  7
  Received cheque.     197[6]  8

 


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Notes:

1.  Hermann Wunderlich and Co.
The firm of Hermann Wunderlich (ca 1839 - d.1892), print dealer [more].

2.  MsD
This is a record of etchings, written in the hand of Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. The document is written over two pages of a ledger book; the numbers '81' and '82' in the upper corners are printed in the ledger; the heading ('Messrs Herman ... Whistler') spreads across the tops of both pages. Above this account appears #13051.

3.  Clothes Exchange No. 1 ... The Steps - Milmans Row
The etchings on this page can be identified as: Clothes-Exchange, No.1 (K.287); Village Sweet-shop (K.251); St.James's Place, Houndsditch (K.290); Cutler Street, Hounsditch (K.292); Grand Place, Brussels (K.362); Palaces, Brussels (K.361); Sketch of Battersea Bridge (K.311); The Beach, Ostend (K.354); and probably Little Maunder's (K.279).

4.  89 5 0
Double underlined.

5.  Windsor Castle ... Visitors Boat
The etchings listed on this side are: probably Windsor, No.2 (K.330); Little Nude Figure (K.340); Alderney Street (K.238); Charing Cross Railway Bridge (K.310); Courtyard, Brussels (K.355); Doorway, Gray's Inn (K.300); Cottage Door (K.250); Steps: Milman's Row may be Steps, Gray's Inn (K.295) or Rag-Shop, Milman's Row (K.272); Petite rue des bouchers has not been identified. Deleted from the list are: Nocturne: Salute (K.226); Fleur De Lys Passage (K.289); Grand Place, Brussels (K.362); Dipping the Flag (K.325); The Turret Ship (K.321); Monitors (K.318); Troop Ships (K.319); Return to Tilbury (K.327); and Visitor's Boat (K.320).

6.  197 8 0
Double underlined.