Documents associated with: mezzotint
Record 10 of 18
System Number: 08105
Recipient: Frank Miles
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/34/2
Document Type: ALS
KING WILLIAM STREET,
STRAND, W. C.
My dear Frank -
I really beg you a thousand pardons -
I have really found it! [p. 2] and will send it round when I find it again - ! -
Dated by signature and reference to mezzotint (see below).
3. BEEFSTEAK CLUB,
The letter was written at right angles to the printed heading. The club was (and is) a private gentlemen's dining club.
4. your note
5. Mezzo tint scraper
This may relate to Trafalgar Square (M.1022), a mezzotint planned by JW c.1885 but still incomplete in September 1887 (see Martin Hopkinson, 'Whistler's Mezzotints', Print Quarterly, XV, 1998, pp. 396-401).