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System Number: 01134
Date: 9 June 1881
Author: Marcus Bourne Huish[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F66
Document Type: ALS


THE FINE ART SOCIETY,
(LIMD)
148, NEW BOND ST. W.

9. June 1881

Dear Whistler

Herewith check for £387. 18. 9 which squares off the Pastels[2] account - As we shall have to be out of anythe profit we may make out of this affair for a long time I hope that you will aid us in the Etchings[3] Printing - (which [p. 2] account too doesnt look very rosy) by printing off some more which I understand from Mr Brown[4] he is waiting for.

Yours failly

Marcus B Huish

[p. 3] 'Arthur Seymour Sullivan[5] - Es[q]
9. Albert Mansions -
Victoria Street
S. W'


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Notes:

1.  Marcus Bourne Huish
Marcus Bourne Huish (1843 - d.1921), barrister, writer and art dealer, Director of the Fine Art Society [more].

2.  Pastels
JW's Venice pastels from his exhibition Venice Pastels, The Fine Art Society, London, 1881.

3.  Etchings
JW was printing etchings from Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5).

4.  Mr Brown
Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

5.  Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan (1842-1900), composer and conductor [more]. Sullivan's address has been noted in JW's hand.