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System Number: 07084
Date: [1865/1875][1]
Author: William George Winans[2]
Place: [Baltimore?][3]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1073
Document Type: ALS

[pen and ink drawing of a stag drinking in a river[4]]


I have had my last painting Photographed[5] and have sent one of the copies to you, the Photograph is not very good; the painting is one I did out of my head, an imaginary thing.

I remain your affectionate friend

W. G. Winans

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1.  [1865/1875]
Dated from mode of address (Jimmy), youthful phraseology and writing. No other correspondence between W. G. Winans and JW has been located.

2.  William G. Winans
William George Winans (b. 1853), son of C. and T. De K. Winans [more].

3.  [Baltimore?]
W. G. Winans may have been at 'Alexandroffsy', Baltimore, the home of Thomas De Kay Winans (1820-1878), locomotive engineer and collector [more].

4.  stag drinking in a river
The pen drawing appears to be by W. G. Winans.

5.  painting Photographed
JW was having his work photographed from c. 1869, which might have inspired W. G. Winans to have his work photographed as well.