Documents associated with: Orchar, James Guthrie
Record 1 of 15
System Number: 06699
Recipient: Helen Euphrosyne Whistler
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W693
Document Type: TLc
I am awfully sorry my dear Nellie but I can't get down to Aleco's tomorrow - I have an engagement that prevents
It is all very well about missing me - but I shall perhaps take you at your word and come again some day next week - Of course about the etching - it is yours - and others too, if you only ask for them - it is quite your own fault if you have not a collection of them
I may have something to tell you about the Nocturne! -
There is no use, things would be too uncertain[,] I shall have to get them myself -
Dated from address. JW lived at No. 13 Tite Street during this period.
Perhaps Nocturne: Grey and Silver - Chelsea Embankment, Winter (YMSM 205) which was sold at Christie's, London, on 9 May 1881 to the collector James Guthrie Orchar (1825-1888), engineer and collector [more], or Nocturne in Black and Gold: Entrance to Southampton Water (YMSM 179), exhibited at 6th Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1882.
6. Now will you ... Chelsea -
This section has been transcribed from another hand-written copy, by Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more], who recorded that it was crossed out in original. See #03306.
Lizzie (b. ca 1853), possibly a servant of H. and W. McN. Whistler.