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System Number: 01818
Date: 17 November 1884
Author: Algernon Graves[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G183
Document Type: ALS


MEMORANDUM

FROM
HENRY GRAVES[2] & COMPANY,
PRINTSELLERS AND PUBLISHERS,
6, PALL MALL, LONDON, S. W.

LONDON, Novr 17th 1884

TO J McNeil [sic] Whistler Eq

Dear Sir

The two pictures leave here securely packed tonight

I have given the insurance prices as Carlyle 1000£ Mrs Whistler 300£ Lady Meux 300£[3][;] if the latter is not right please let me know at once [p. 2] if I dont here [sic] it of course stands

I presume you have sent off the small ones[4] direct[;] if you have not the proper address it is below, according to a letter I had this morning

Yours faithfully

A Graves

c/o Mr Macdonald[5]
Leinster Hall[6]
35 Molesworth St
Dublin


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Notes:

1.  Algernon Graves
Algernon Graves (1845-1922), of H. Graves and Co., print dealers [more].

2.  HENRY GRAVES
Henry Graves (1806-1892), print dealer and founder of H. Graves and Co. [more].

3.  Carlyle 1000£ Mrs Whistler 300£ Lady Meux 300£
Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137), Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101) and Harmony in Pink and Grey: Portrait of Lady Meux (YMSM 229), were exhibited in Annual Exhibition of Sketches, Pictures, and Photography, Dublin Sketching Club, Leinster Hall, Dublin, 1884.

4.  small ones
A substantial group of small paintings were also exhibited in Dublin, including the watercolours Nocturne in grey and gold - Piccadilly (M.862) and Sunrise; gold and grey (M.917).

5.  Mr Macdonald
Macdonald, a member of Dublin Sketching Club.

6.  Leinster Hall
Formerly the Theatre Royal which burned down in 1880.