The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 1st Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1877
Record 16 of 119

System Number: 12069
Date: [6 December 1877/November 1878?][1]
Author: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: London
Recipient: [unknown]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: AD

Rose's catalogue[3] of Guildhall Lib[rar]y
Fors clavigera[4] for July 1877
No. of F. C about Ayrton[5] M. P
Daily News[6] July 21 1877
London July 1877
Circular marked "A"
      "        "       "B"
Catalogue of Dudley[7] Gallery
      "       "    Grosvenor[8]   "    1877
Office Copy Affts [Affidavits]
answr to Interres [Answer to Interrogatories]
[tick] Spa [Subpoena] Chas Keen[9] [sic] 11 Queen Rd West Chelsea
Jas     "     John Tissot[10] of 17 Grove End Rd St Johns Wood
Academy[11] 30 Oct 1875 p. 462

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1.  [6 December 1877/November 1878?]
This document is similar to notes on another document that bears the date 7 December 1877 (#12063), but probably dates from somewhat later. They were made in preparation for the case of Whistler v. Ruskin at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.

2.  James Anderson Rose
This document came with JW's legal papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  catalogue

4.  Fors clavigera
Ruskin, John, 'Letter the Seventy-ninth' Fors Clavigera, 2 July 1877, pp. 181-213.

5.  Ayrton
Acton Smee Ayrton (1816-1886), solicitor, radical Liberal MP and Chief Commissioner of Works and Public Buildings [more]. Counsel's advice was that Ruskin's attacks on other people, including Ayrton, were not of any help to JW's case (see #12076).

6.  Daily News
The Daily News, 21 July 1877, was among newspapers that referred to Ruskin's attack on JW, and was cited in J. A. Rose's 'Notice to Produce' dated 16 April 1878 (#11995).

7.  Dudley
Probably 9th Winter Exhibition of Cabinet Pictures in Oil, Dudley Gallery, London, 1875.

8.  Grosvenor
1st Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1877.

9.  Chas Keen
Charles Samuel Keene (1823-1891), etcher, cartoonist and illustrator [more].

10.  Tissot
Jacques ('James') Joseph Tissot (1836-1902), painter and etcher [more].

11.  Academy
The Academy, 21 July 1877, was among journals that referred to Ruskin's attack on JW (see above).