The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08968
Date: [24/25 November 1878?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: James Anderson Rose[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: AD

[tick] Oswald Bernard Colnaghi[3].
[tick] Richard Jose [sic]
[tick] Chas Augustus Howell    Chaldon House. Fulham (Putney Bridge) -
[tick] Whistler W. G. Wills. "The Avenue" Fulham Road -
[tick] Moore Albert 1. Holland Lane - (by Holland Park) High St Kens[ington]
Tissot 17. Gros
[tick] Martin Colnaghi. Algernon Graves [tick]

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1.  [24/25 November 1878?]
This list dates from immediately before the case of Whistler v. Ruskin at the Queen's Bench of the High Court on 25-26 November 1878.

2.  James Anderson Rose
This document passed with JW's legal papers to James Anderson Rose (1819-1890), solicitor [more].

3.  Oswald Bernard Colnaghi
This is a list of potential witnesses: Oswald Bernard Colnaghi (b. ca 1827), art dealer [more]; Richard Josey (1840-1906), reproductive engraver [more]; Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more]; William Gorman Wills (1828-1891), playwright and painter [more]; Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893), painter [more]; Jacques ('James') Joseph Tissot (1836-1902), painter and etcher [more]; Martin Enrico ('Henry') Luigi Gaetano Colnaghi (1821-1908), art dealer [more]; and Algernon Graves (1845-1922), of H. Graves and Co., print dealers [more]. Witnesses actually called to testify for JW were William Michael Rossetti (1829-1919), civil servant and critic [more], Moore and Wills (see Merrill, Linda, A Pot of Paint: Aesthetics on Trial in 'Whistler v. Ruskin', Washington and London, 1992, pp. 141-45 for JW's testimony, pp. 158-59 for Moore, pp. 160-61 for Wills).