Documents associated with: Estcourt
Record 2 of 3
System Number: 10028
Date: [March/April 1886?]
Recipient: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
Repository: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, TX
Document Type: ALS
Will you make an appointment with Mr Estcourt for tomorrow morning? as early as before - then we could both go down and see the effect -
What about Toby? Is he coming this morning?
1. [March/April 1886 ?]
Dated by signature, and possible reference to an exhibition (see below).
This may refer to a private commission for decorating an interior, or the painting of the gallery walls for 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886.
4. oil painting
5. Mr Estcourt
Estcourt, a tradesman. Since interior decoration is the context, the reference may be to the firm of Estcourt and Williams, wholesale table manufacturers, at West End Steam Cabinet Works, Blechynden Mews, Notting Hill. Estcourt is mentioned in another letter to Menpes, written on the notepaper of Messrs Dowdeswell (#10029).
Toby, a relation or colleague of the artist M. L. Menpes.