Documents associated with: 21st Autumn Exhibition of Pictures, Corporation of Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1891
Record 8 of 21
System Number: 08459
Date: [13/18 August 1891]
Recipient: William Heinemann
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/4
Document Type: ALS
TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS, - / "PICTURES, / LIVERPOOL."
[Liverpool coat of arms, and motto:] DEUS NOBIS HAEC OTIA FECIT
CITY OF LIVERPOOL,
WALKER ART GALLERY,
My dear Publisher -
Your note has followed me here - and alas! you see I cannot be your guest on Monday! -
Also I am so absolutely worked that I have not even the time for a talk with you! - They are waiting for me at this very moment - and I run!
A bientot - my dear Publisher
[p. 2] 'Whistler / Aug. - 91'
1. [13/18 August 1891]
Dated by JW's known trip to Liverpool, confirmed by note on p. 2.
3. WALKER ART GALLERY
JW was on the hanging committee for 21st Autumn Exhibition of Pictures, Corporation of Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1891. See for instance #06598, a letter to Beatrix Whistler describing the experience.
4. '[Aug. 1891]'
Note added in an unknown hand.
5. On vient!
6. [butterfly signature]'histler'
This signature is actually made up of the butterfly (in JW's hand) which is shaped rather like a 'W', followed by 'histler', which has been added in pencil by someone else.
7. 'Whistler / Aug. - 91'
Possibly written by W. Heinemann.