Documents associated with: printing
Record 13 of 61
System Number: 13011
Date: 17 May 1887
Recipient: Thomas McLean
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/25/2
Document Type: AD
|May||17||Free Trade Wharf -||1.||8.||8.||0|
|Sketch from Cecil Lawson -||1.||5.||5.||0|
|Sweet shop -||1.||6.||6||0|
|Sleeping Girl -||1.||8.||8||0|
|Dray horse -||1.||3.||3.||0|
|Cottage door -||1.||5.||5.||0|
|Miss Franklin -||1.||6.||6.||0|
|Steamboats off Tower -||1.||10.||10.||0|
|Thames towards Erith -||1.||12 -||12||0|
|received cheque. £ 55- 2- 0- Left due £2. .|
|[line ruled across page]|
Printed at top right of page in ledger.
3. Free Trade Wharf
The etchings listed are Free Trade Wharf (K.163a), Swan and Iris (K.241), Village Sweet-shop (K.251), A Child on a Couch, No.2 (K.125), Dray-Horse, Paris (K.247), Cottage Door (K.250), The Doorway (K.188), possibly Speke Shore (K.144), Steamboats off the Tower (K.149), The Thames towards Erith (K.165).
4. Cecil Lawson
Cecil Gordon Lawson (1851-1882), painter [more]. His widow Constance was the elder sister of Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The etching was a copy of an unfinished painting by Lawson, and was used as a frontispiece for Gosse, Edmond W., Cecil Lawson: A Memoir, London, 1883 (see Getscher, Robert H., and Paul G. Marks, James McNeill Whistler and John Singer Sargent. Two Annotated Bibliographies, New York and London, 1986, C.14).
It appears that JW began another account on the page after that of 17 May, but decided not to continue after having only inscribed the date.