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System Number: 13075
Date: 12 June 1884
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Fine Art Society[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler NB 1/106/1a
Document Type: AD

June 12 - Received for Fine Art Society  
Fifty proofs Kitchen[3] 50.
one proof destroyed plate 1
R J Dewar[4] & plate itself  


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1.  Fine Art Society
Art dealers at 148, New Bond Street, London.

2.  '106'
Printed at top left of page in ledger.

3.  Kitchen
The Kitchen (K.24a) published by FAS in state III. According to Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more], it was published in 1885, but this letter makes it clear the edition was completed, and the copper-plate cancelled, in 1884.

4.  R J Dewar
The account is in JW's hand but is signed by R. J. Dewar, employee of the Fine Art Society.