The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester, 1887
Record 8 of 9

System Number: 07116
Date: [May/October 1887?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Edmund Yates[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1106
Document Type: ALd

Atlas! -

Do you see the papers of the Provinces? & does one by furtive means, come upon the "Mercury" of Manchester[3]?

If so - perhaps you expect some a reply from the Master to the mysterious method insinuation of one Agnew[4] who in a letter about concerning the Jubilee Exhibition[5] sug x explaining the absence of ? insinuates that the absence of Whistler from the walls of his [p. 2] Galleries Warehouse is due to some [higher?] measure taken [...]

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1.  [May/October 1887?]
Dated by reference to exhibition (see below). This is one of two drafts

2.  Edmund Yates
Edmund Hodgson Yates (1831-1894), novelist, 'Atlas' columnist and editor-proprietor of the World [more].

3.  Mercury of Manchester
Manchester newspaper; reference not located.

4.  Agnew
William Agnew (1825-1910), art dealer [more].

5.  Jubilee Exhibition
Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester, 1887. It was held at Old Trafford between May and October 1887.