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System Number: 01855
Date: [10 August 1897][1]
Author: Thomas Way[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G220
Document Type: MsD


Whistler v Way
Account & receipt on Settlement

[p. 2] J A McNeil [sic] Whistler Esq      
  in acct with Thomas Way[3] £ s d
1881        
Jany 25 Advertising Studio in Times & Telegraph   8  
Feby 2      Do    Obituary Notice[4] in do. Observer & American papers   17 6
Mar 30 Setting up & 20 copies Seymour Haden[5] Correspce   17 6
31 Revise & 50. do. April 4th Do & 100 do   12 6
May 12 Setting up fresh Correspondence & 50 do   19 -
14 Do extract from Cuckoo[6] & 50 do 1 1 -
16 50 Copies Correspondence   9 6
Dec 14 4 qres plate Demy 12/- 1 do Blotting 1/6 3oz acid -/6 Potash -/6d   14 6
1882        
Jany 17 50 Copies Correspondence painter Etchers[7] 2 5 -
Aug 21 9 qrs plate Demy 27/- 2 do Blotting 3/- Sep 9 1 do 1/6 1 11 6
Oct 24 Setting up Howell Correspce[8] proof & revises 6 - -
Nov 4 30 Copies do 9d 50 - do - 2 15 -
1883        
Feby 12 1 ream Blotting paper £1 3qres plate Demy 9/· 1 9 -
  Setting up catologue [sic] Venice Etchings[9] revises & 1000 do in covers 15 - -
22 500 more do 2nd Edn £4 6/- 2[7?] addtn 4 pages & 500 do 3rd Edn 5. 10/- 9 16 -
Mch 3 500 do 4th Edn £4.14/- 10th 500 do 5th Edn £4.14/- 9 8 -
Apl 4 Further addn & 500 more do. 6 - -
1885-6        
Aug 15th Setting up pamphlett [sic] "Ten o'clock"[10] prfs & frequent rev 6 10 -
Jany 30 1887 Preparing & proving 30 Lithographs with use of stones[11]      
  [Checks?] transfer paper &c revising & reproving do 40 - -
Oct 3 Printing 35 each of 6 on Japanese & ½ Imp plate & wrappers 12 - -
Nov 4 Do 70 do 5 India Royal 50 - -
1888        
June 8 prfs 5 drawings £3.15/- 18th Pfs 4 do £3 6 15 -
July 9 1 sheet Transfer paper 5/- 30th prfs 2 drawings £1 10/- 1 15 -
Dec 15 Prfs 1 Drawings    15   
  Carrd over - 147 19 -
[p. 3]        
1890 Brot Forwd 147 19 -
Oct 8 proof of Drawing [mealing?] the Hoop   15 -
  4 Copies The Dancing Girl[12]   5 -
10 proofs 2 Drawings 1 10 -
25 Do 2 do £1.10/- 29th Revises do 5/- 1 15 -
Nov 1 Do 2 do. £1.10/- 27th Rev do in colour £1 2 10 -
Dec 5 14 Copies - do. on Japanese   14 -
1891        
June 27 proofs 2 drawings 1 10 -
July 14 Revises 5 do £1.5/-Aug 1st do 2 do 10/- Dec 30 11 do £2 15/- 4 10 -
1892        
Jany 4 Do 9 do £2.5/- 7th do 10 do £2 10/- 9th do 6 do. £1.10/- 6 5 -
11 Do 3 do 15/- 15th do 4 do £1 23 do 21 do £5.5/ 7 - -
27 Do 11 do £2.15/- 2 15 -
May 26 Do 8 do to Paris £2 0.6 June 2 Do 8 do £2. 0. 6. Nov 28 Transfer paper £1.5.6 5 6 6
1893        
Sep 19 Transfering & pp 5 Brittany sketches[13] 3 15 6
Oct 2 5 each 4 do 1 0 6
Nov 18 Pfs 5 drawings Versailles[14] £3.15.6 Do 1 stone do do 15/- 4 10 6
Dec 4 12 5. do. do. £1.5.6 9th do 4 £1.0.5 23 do 6 do £1.10.6 3 16 6
1894        
Jany 3 10 Copies of 2 drawings   10 6
Feby 12 12 do ea 6 do 8 do 1 do 1 15 6
15 12 proofs 1 do 8 copies ea 2 do £1. 5. 6 22 8 Copies ea 3 do 15/6 2 1 -
Mar 22 5 Copies ea 11 do 2 15 6
July 6 proofs of 2 new drawings £1. 10. 6 11th proof 2 New Drawings £1. 10. 6   1  
21 do 4 do £3 25 Copies ea of 3 do 15/6 3 15 6
27 do 3 do 2 5 6
Aug 4 25 Copies ea 4 Drawings £1.0.6 13th proofs 2 new dgs £1.10/- 22 ea 2 do 10/6 3 1 -
16 22. do. 2. do. 10/6 proofs 1 new Drawing 15/- 1 5 6
21 proofs of 3 new Drawings £2.5.6 28th proofs 2 do £1.10.6 do 3 16
  Carried Forwd 220 4 6
[p. 4]        
1894 Brought forward 220 4 6
Sep 1 proofs 1 new Drawing 15/6 5th do 2 do £1.10/- 25 ea of 3 do 15/6 3 1 -
17 10 Copies ea 4 do £1.0.6 25th pfs 3 new Dg £2.5.6 29th pf 1 do do 15/6 4 1 6
Oct 9 105 do of 5 do £1.5.6 19th 6 do 1 do 5/6 1 11 -
Nov 2 proofs 3 new Dgs £2 5. 6 9th 36 Copies 2 do 10/6 19th pfs 2 new do £1.10.6 4 6 6
1895        
Feby 8 proofs 1 new Drg 15/- 12th 18 Copies of 3 do 15/- 14th 4 do of 2 do 10/- 2 - -
Mar 25 Do portrait Lady Haden[15] 1 -  
May 16 Do Drg Gaiety stage Door[16]   10 -
Oct 1 Do 7 do Lyme Regis[17] £3.10/- 5th 1 do Jno Grove[18] 15/- 8th do 3 do Lyme Regis £1.10/- 5 15 -
24 Do 2 do do £1.5/- 29th Paid carriage of Stone from Paris 4/2 1 9 2
Nov 1 pfs 1 do 10/- 19th Do 2 do £1.10/- 21st do from Bold drawings £3.5/- 5 5 -
25 Do from 9 old drawings £2.5/- 26th prfs 2 new do £1.10/- 3 15 -
Dec 5 1 copy The Forge[19] place du Dragon   2 6
1896        
Jany 7 proofs 3 new Drawings £2.5/- 9th do 1 do & revises 2 do £1.15/- 4 - -
22 Do 1 do 15/- 25th 1 do 15/- 28th do 4 do £2.15/- 4 5 -
29 Do 4 do & 2 pfs ea 2 dgs £2 30th pfs & Rev 5 do £2.5/- 4 5 -
Feby 11 Do 1 do 15/- 14th 3 copies ea 10 dgs £1.15/- 24th 12 do ea 28 do £6.16/- 9 6 -
Mch 10 Do 2 do £1.10/- 19th do 1 do 15/- do & 28 copies 1 do £1 5/- 3 10 -
23 Do 2 do £1.15/- 25th do 2 ds £1 10/- 28th revises of 3 do 14/- 3 14 -
28 20 Copies ea of 6 stones £1.10/- 3 do of 1 do 4/- 1 14 -
Apl 1 Transferring & pfs portrait W Henley[20]   15 -
13 Do do 2 Butchers Shop & St Giles's[21] 1 10 -
17 6 copies each do 10/- 18th 6 do 1 do 5/ 25th 6 do 1 do 5/- 1 - -
25 Transferring & 6 pfs Nude Standing figure[22] 1 - -
    288 - 2
  By cheques on a/c Mar 22nd 83 £20 Feby 11 88 £27 18.8 Oct 22 1888 £32.18.4 80 17 -
  £ 207 3 2
  Received by Mr Way on 3/6/97 15 19 2
  Balance due as per Greenfield & Cracknall's letter of 3/6/97 {£191 4 0

 


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Notes:

1.  [10 August 1897]
Dated from Messrs Greenfield & Cracknall's receipt for the payment of £175 to Way on 10 August 1897, to which this account relates (#01854). See also Greenfield & Cracknall to G & W. Webb, #01853.

2.  Thomas Way
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more].

3.  Thomas Way
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more]. Published in Spink, Nesta R., The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, gen. eds Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi, Chicago, 1998, vol. 2, pp. 164-67, App. II.4.

4.  'Ten o'clock '
Whistler, James McNeill, Mr. Whistler's 'Ten O'Clock.', London, 1885.

5.  Venice Etchings
For Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883.

6.  Obituary Notice
Presumably of Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881), née McNeill, JW's mother [more].

7.  Seymour Haden
Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), surgeon and etcher, JW's brother-in-law [more].

8.  Cuckoo
This relates to Whistler, James McNeill, 'Mr. Whistler and the Painter Etchers', The Cuckoo: The News and Gossip of the Day, vol. 1, no. 43, 30 April 1881, pp. 10-11.

9.  painter Etchers
Whistler, James McNeill, The Piker Papers. The Painter-Etchers' Society and Mr. Whistler, London, 1881.

10.  Howell Correspce
Whistler, James McNeill, Correspondence. Paddon Papers. The Owl and the Cabinet, London, [1882].

11.  use of stones
Double underlined in another hand, possibly that of JW.

12.  Dancing Girl
The Dancing Girl (C.29).

13.  5 Brittany sketches
For example, The Marketplace, Vitré (C.62); Vitré: The Canal (C.63); Gabled Roofs (C.64), and Yellow House, Lannion (C.67).

14.  5 drawings Versailles
Unidentified.

15.  portrait Lady Haden
Probably Unfinished Sketch of Lady Haden (C.116).

16.  Gaiety stage Door
Gaiety Stage Door (C.14).

17.  W Henley
William Ernest Henley (1849-1903), journalist, poet and writer [more].

18.  Lyme Regis
Perhaps The Little Steps, Lyme Regis (C.131) or Sunday, Lyme Regis (C.134).

19.  Jno Grove
John Grove (C.126).

20.  The Forge
The Forge, Passage du Dragon (C.102).

21.  2 Butchers Shop & St Gile's
Probably The Butcher's Dog (C.166) and St Giles-in-the-Fields (C.167).

22.  Nude Standing figure
Probably Nude Model, Standing (C.48).