Documents associated with: ink, black
Record 1 of 3
System Number: 10033
Recipient: Mortimer Luddington Menpes
Repository: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Texas
Document Type: ALS
I propose to come round tomorrow morning at about 9.30 - and shall bring plates to try -
Walter Sickert has behaved [p. 2] in the most shockingly I might say brutally graceless way - and after deliberately leaving this morning to follow out his own ambition (?) I am not surprised to hear that he passed the afternoon in absolute idleness and drivel -
Dated by signature, and reference to printing etchings (see below).
Menpes helped with printing Mr Whistler's Etchings of Venice, 1880 (the first 'Venice Set') (K. 183-189, 191-195). (excat 5) and A Set of twenty-six etchings of Venice, 1886 (the second 'Venice set') (K.196-216, 233-237). (excat 6). Some were printed on Menpes' own printing press.
5. very brown ink
Although JW printed the first working proofs in black, later impressions were printed in a variety of brown inks.