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System Number: 07158
Date: 3 May 1888
Author: G. Dieterlen[1]
Place: New York
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1146
Document Type: ALS


[scroll:] H. WUNDERLICH & CO.
H W & CO.
RARE PRINTS
868 B'WAY N- Y-

May 3rd 1888.

J. McN. Whistler Esqr
London.

Dear Sir

From the lot of etchings you kindly sent across we have kept 34 as per list I in payment of which we enclose draft on London for £323. 08/-·-

The remaining 27 impressions (list II) we have forwarded to R. Winans[2], Balto [i.e. Baltimore] as directed. -

[tick][3] Kindly acknowledge receipt of draft and much oblige

Yours very truly

H. Wunderlich & Co.

Dieterlen


[p. 2][4] 

J. McN. Whistler Esq

May 3rd 1888.

I.

List of Etchings Kept[5]

No.                                    £   s   d
 1  Clothes Exchange #1                12  12  -
 2  Little Sweet Shop                  10  10  -
 4  Flower Market - Brussels           10  10  -
 6  St James Place - Houndsditch       10  10  -
 7  High Street - Brussels             10  10  -
 8  Wimpole Street                      3   3  -
 9  Cutler Street - Houndsditch        10  10  -
11  The Young Tree                      6   6  -
13  Grande Place - Brussels            12  12  -
15  The Palace - Brussels              12  12  -
16  Battersea Bridge #3                10  10  -
17  The Beach - Ostende                 5   5  -
21  Maunder's Fish Shop                 8   8  -
23  Windsor Castle (Dry Point)         10  10  -
24  Little Nude Figure (1st state)      8   8  -
26  The Little Nurse - Grays Inn        6   6  -
27  The Barrow                         12  12  -
28  Alderney Street                     6   6  -
31  Charing Cross Bridge                6   6  -
32  Court Yard - Brussels              12  12  -
38  Doorway - Gray's Inn (first state) 10  10  -
              carried over           £197  08  -

[p. 3]

             Brought forward         £197  08  -
39  Little Greengrocer's Shop
                - Chelsea               6   6  -
40  The Cottage Door                    4   4  -
41  The Steps - Milman's Row            5   5  -
42  Petite Rue des Bouchers
             (first state)             10  10  -
47  Nocturne Salute (rare state)       21   -  -
49  Grande Place (first state)         15  15  -
52  Dipping the Flag                    8   8  -
53  Turret Ship                        10  10  -
54  The Monitors                       10  10  -
55  The Troopship                      10  10  -
59  Return to Tilbury                   6   6  -
60  Dry Docks - Southampton             6   6  -
62  Visitors Boat                      10  10  -
                                      £323 08/ -

                                       '64[6]  13  7
                                            4  5


                    68

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           323. 6. 1'


[p. 4] 

J. McN. Whistler Esqr

May 3rd 1888.

II.

    List of Etchings forwarded[7] to 
Mr Ross Winans 1217 St Paul St. Balto Md.

No.                                      £   s   d
 3  Nath's [sic] Fruit Shop              6   6   -
 5  Fish Woman - Brussels                6   6   -
10  Scaffolding                         10  10   -
12  The Baby - Gray's Inn                5   5   -
14  Fishing Quay - Ostende               8   8   -
18  The Gipsy Baby                       5   5   -
19  Doorway Rent                         6   6   -
20  The Park                             3   3   -
22  The Little Hat                       6   6   -
25  Railway Arch - City                  8   8   -
29  The Furniture Shop                   5   5   -
30  Dray Horse - Paris                   4   4   -
33  Kings Road - Chelsea                 5   5   -
34  Palais Royal                         5   5   -
35  Booth at a Fair                      4   4   -
36  Buffalo Bill No. 3                   6   6   -
37  Buffalo Bill No. 2   Bucking Horse  10  10   -
43  Petticoat Lane No. 1                 7   7   -
44  The Long Seats - Gray's Inn         10  10   -
              Carried over            £124  79   -

[p. 5] 

       Brought forward                £124  19  -
45  The Little Rag Shop - Chelsea        6   6  -
46  Little Maunders (first state)        4   4  -
50  Market - Brussels                    5   5  -
51  Children Portsmouth                  7   7  -
56  Bunting                              8   8  -
57  Tilbury                              7   7  -
58  Evening                             10  10  -
61  Landing Stage - Cowes                7   7  -
                                      £181  13/ -


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Notes:

1.  G. Dieterlen
G. Dieterlen, employee at H. Wunderlich and Co., New York.

2.  R. Winans
Ross Revillon Winans (1851-1912), son of C. and T. De K. Winans [more]. JW sent a list of 61 etchings (see E. G. Kennedy to JW, #07155). The subjects included Wild West, Buffalo Bill (K.313), Queen Victoria's Jubilee Naval Review and streetscapes of London, Brussels and Ostend. See also #07156, #07157, #13051.

3.  [tick]
Added in pencil.

4.  [p. 2]
The printed address is repeated at the top of pp. 2 and 4.

5.  List of Etchings Kept
The etchings can be identified as Clothes-Exchange, No.1 (K.287); Village Sweet-shop (K.251); Flower-Market, Brussels (K.359); St.James's Place, Houndsditch (K.290); High Street, Brussels (K.358); Hansom Cab (Wimpole Street) (K.286); Cutler Street, Hounsditch (K.292); The Young Tree (K.296); Grand Place, Brussels (K.362); Palaces, Brussels (K.361); Sketch of Battersea Bridge (K.311); The Beach, Ostend (K.354); Little Maunder's (K.279); possibly Windsor, No.2 (K.330); Little Nude Figure (K.340); The Little Nurse (K.302); The Barrow, Brussels (K.357); Alderney Street (K.238); Charing Cross Railway Bridge (K.310); Courtyard, Brussels (K.355); Doorway, Gray's Inn (K.300). On p. 3 are listed, either Fruitshop (K.259) or T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263) or Woods's Fruit-Shop (K.265); Cottage Door (K.250); 'The Steps: Milman's Row' may be Steps, Gray's Inn (K.295) or Rag-Shop, Milman's Row (K.272); 'Petite rue des Bouchers' may be Little Butter Street, Brussels (K.367); Nocturne: Salute (K.226); Grand Place, Brussels (K.362); Dipping the Flag (K.325); The Turret Ship (K.321); Monitors (K.318); Troop Ships (K.319); Return to Tilbury (K.327); Dry-Dock, Southampton (K.322); and Visitor's Boat (K.320).

6.  64
The sums at the foot of p. 3 are written by JW in pencil.

7.  List of Etchings forwarded
T.A.Nash's Fruit-Shop (K.263); 'Fish-Woman - Brussels' is unidentified (it could possibly be Fish-Market, Ostend (K.349)); Savoy Scaffolding (K.267); Babies, Gray's Inn (K.298); probably Quai, Ostend (K.352); Gypsy Baby (Greedy Baby) (K.339); 'Doorway Rent' has not been identified; 'The Park' may possibly beChildren, Gray's Inn (K.301)); The Little Hat (K.335); Railway-Arch (K.268); Furniture-Shop (K.266); Dray-Horse, Paris (K.247); King's Road, Chelsea (K.278); A Corner of the Palais Royale (K.248); Booth at a fair (K.249); Wild West, Buffalo Bill (K.313); The Bucking Horse (K.315); Petticoat Lane (K.285); Seats, Gray's Inn (K.299); Rag-Shop, St.Martin's Lane (K.282); Little Maunder's (K.279); Flower-Market, Brussels (K.359); Portsmouth Children (K.323); Bunting (K.324); Tilbury (K.317); The Fleet: Evening (K.326); The 'Landing Stage - Cowes' is unidentified (possibly a mistake for Ryde Pier (K.328)).