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Record 26 of 41

System Number: 00606
Date: 29 March 1894
Author: John Boyd Thacher[1]
Place: Washington, DC
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C107
Document Type: TLS


WORLD'S COLUMBIAN COMMISSION
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ON AWARDS.
JOHN BOYD THACHER, CHAIRMAN, ALBANY, N. Y.
W. J. SEWELL, NEW JERSEY. / A. T. BRITTON, DISTRICT COLUMBIA.
A. B. ANDREWS, NORTH CAROLINA.
B. B. SMALLEY, EX-OFFICIO MEMBER, BURLINGTON, VT.

BUREAU:
PACIFIC BUILDING,
622 F ST., WASHINGTON, D. C.

Washington, D. C.,

Mar. 29th[2] 1894.

Dear Sir

I herewith inclose you an official copy of your Award[3] which, in due time, will be inscribed in the Diploma and forwarded to your present address, unless otherwise indicated by you.

Yours,

John Boyd Thacher MH.[4]

Chairman Executive Committee on Awards.

[p. 2] UNITED STATES.

DEPARTMENT K. - FINE ARTS. 3658[5]

EXHIBITOR - J. Mc Neil [sic] Whistler,

ADDRESS London, England.

EXHIBIT - Etchings. GROUP I43. CLASS

AWARD

[column on left:][6]
Early Portrait of Whistler.
The Unsafe Tenement.
The Old Rag Woman.
The Kitchen.
Tyzac, Whiteley & Co.
Black Lion Wharf.
Longshoreman.
The Lime Burner.
Arthur Seymour. (Dry Point.)
Becquet.
Whistlers (Dry point.)
Drouet. (Dry point.)
Annie Haden. (Dry point.)
Mr. Mann. (Dry point.)
Rotherhithe.
Axenfeld. (Dry point.)
The Engraver--Riault (Dry point.)
The Forge. (Dry point.)
Joe. (Dry point.)
The Storm. (Dry point.)
Weary. (Dry point.)
Fanny Leyland. (Dry point.)
Battersea, Dawn. (Dry point.)
Steamboat Fleet. (Dry point.)
Battersea Bridge.
The Large Pool.
Putney Bridge.
The Little Putney, No. 3.

[column in centre:]
L[7]
Little Venice.
Nocturne, Riva.
The Palaces.
The Doorway.
The Traghetto.
The Two Doorways.
The Beggars.
San Giorgio.
Nocturne, Palaces.
The Riva, No. 2.
The Garden.
The Balcony.
The Dyer.
The Smithy.
The Little Sweet Shop.
Windsor. (Dry point.)
The Barber's Shop, Chelsea.
Clothes Exchange, No. 2.
Court Yard, Brussels.
Palace, Brussels.
Hotel Lallemant, Bourges.
Mayoralty Building, Loches.
Chancellor's Office, Loches.
City Hall, Loches.

[column on right:][8]
Zaandam.
Pierrot.
The Balcony, Amsterdam.
The Steps.
The Embroidered Curtain.
The Long House.
The Mill.

(SIGNED) Frank Short[9], / INDIVIDUAL JUDGE.

APPROVED: H. W. B. Davis[10],PRESIDENT DEPARTMENTAL COMMITTEE.

APPROVED: John Boyd Thacher MH.CHAIRMAN EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ON AWARDS.

COPYIST R. P. C.

DATE Mar. 3, 1894.

SUBJECT TO CHANGE OF GRAMMATICAL AND TYPEWRITTEN INACCURACIES.


This document is protected by copyright.


Notes:

1.  John Boyd Thacher
John Boyd Thacher (1847-1909), collector, official at the World's Columbian Exposition [more].

2.  Mar. 29th
Date written by hand.

3.  Award
World's Columbian Exposition, Department of Fine Arts, Chicago, 1893.

4.  John Boyd Thacher MH.
John Boyd Thacher (1847-1909), collector, official at the World's Columbian Exposition [more]. Written by hand.

5.  3658
Stamped.

6.  column on left
The column lists Early Portrait of Whistler (K.7), Unsafe Tenement (K.17), La Rétameuse (K.14), The Kitchen (K.24b), Eagle Wharf (K.41), Black Lion Wharf (K.42), Longshormen (K.45), The Lime-burner (K.46), Arthur Haden (K.61), Becquet (K.52), Portrait of Whistler (K.54), Drouet (K.55), Annie Haden (K.62), Mr.Mann (K.63), Rotherhithe (K.66), Axenfeld (K.64), Riault, the Engraver (K.65), The Forge (K.68), Jo (K.77), The Storm (K.81), Weary (K.92), Fanny Leyland (K.108), Battersea: Dawn (K.155), Steamboat Fleet (K.156), Old Battersea Bridge (K.177), The Large Pool (K.174), Old Putney Bridge (K.178) and The Little Putney, No.1 (K.179b).

7.  L
The column lists Little Venice (K.183), Nocturne (K.184), The Palaces (K.187), The Doorway (K.188), The Traghetto, No.2 (K.191), The Two Doorways (K.193), The Beggars (K.194), San Giorgio (K.201), Nocturne: Palaces (K.202), The Riva, No.2 (K.206), Garden (K.210), The Balcony (K.207), The Dyer (K.219), The Smithy (K.240), Village Sweet-shop (K.251), Windsor (Memorial) (K.329) or Windsor, No.2 (K.330), The Barber's (K.271), Clothes-Exchange, No.2 (K.288), Courtyard, Brussels (K.355), Palaces, Brussels (K.361), Hotel Lallement, Bourges (K.399), Mairie, Loches (K.382), Chancellerie, Loches (K.383) and Hotel de Ville, Loches (K.384).

8.  column on right
The column lists Zaandam (K.416), Pierrot (K.407), Balcony, Amsterdam (K.405), Steps, Amsterdam (K.403), The Embroidered Curtain (K.410), Long House - Dyer's - Amsterdam (K.406) and The Mill (K.413).

9.  Frank Short
Francis ('Frank') Job Short (1857-1945), printer and print-maker [more]. The document bears several signatures.

10.  H.W.B.Davis
Henry William Banks Davis (1833-1914), landscape and animal painter [more].