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System Number: 13145
Date: 1878[1]
Author: Edward William Godwin[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: Archives of Art and Design 4/12-1980
Document Type: MsD[3]


Mr Leaning[4]
1878 Whistler fee 20 - -

James a. mcN. Whistler  
Design for Studios only 5 5 -
Design for " & house 10 10
Design for " & house  
corner site Dilke St. 5 5 -
Three Drawings A. B. C. - 10 - -
for Mr Whistler private use  
small elevation 2 2 -
Perspective 5 5 -
" 5 5
Small perspective Sketch 3 3
sundry interviews with  
McManus[5] Gillow Robinson  
& others re loan.  
Interviews with Webbs[6] Do.  
" with Vulliamy[7]  
Letters & reports to Board  
& Webbs  
Cabs telegrams & postage 50 - -
  96.15

 

[p. 2?]

nightingale[8] for Mr W- 50 - -
Jany 17 21.15
Febr 8 11. 5
Mar 8 11. 5
" " 10
ap. 18 50
  50 - -
  50 - -
  25 - -
carried on 229.5 -
Mr Nightingal's [sic] total 228 15 .

 

[p. 3]

J. A. McN. Whistler  
1878 bgt for[war]d. 96. 15 -
Commission  
Contract as agreed} 100 - -}
Commission}  
Additional works}  
£890} 44  10 -
  £241.5.-

 

[p. 4]

Bgt ford. 229. 5 -
Balance due £12. 0. 0
1879.  
Jany 11 Pd by Nightingale 12 - -
  £241.5. -

 


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Notes:

1.  1878
The ledger was dated 1878 although not all individual accounts are dated. These accounts refer to E. W. Godwin's plans for a house and studio in Tite Street, the White House, to which JW moved in July 1878.

2.  Edward William Godwin
Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].

3.  MsD
The ledger entries are probably, but not certainly, in Godwin's hand.

4.  Mr Leaning
John Leaning (b. ca 1842), architect and surveyor [more].

5.  McManus Gillow Robinson
McManus, a business acquaintance of E. W. Godwin; Messrs Gillow and Co., decorators; Robinson, a business acquaintance of E. W. Godwin.

6.  Webbs
George Webb (b. ca 1835), of G. and W. Webb. lawyer [more]; and William Webb (b. ca 1851), of G. and W. Webb, lawyer [more].

7.  Vulliamy
George John Vulliamy (1817-1886), Superintending Architect with the Metropolitan Board of Works, London [more].

8.  Nightingale
Benjamin Ebenezer Nightingale (b. 1838), builder [more].