James McNeill Whistler collection 1863-1906, circa 1940


James McNeill Whistler collection, 1863-1906, circa 1940

James McNeill Whistler collection 1863-1906, circa 1940

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and provides scattered documentation of the career of American-born British-based painter and etcher James McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) through 39 items from Whistler to various recipients, including 25 letters, 9 telegraphs, 3 invitations, one thank you card and a postcard. The collection also contains 4 letters from others, 7 catalogs of Whistler exhibitions, a note from the back of Whistler's painting , and a 1906 copy of , a pamphlet containing letters originally published in London newspapers between 1885 and 1890. The Beach at Selsey Bill Wilde v. Whistler: being an acromonious correspondence on art between Oscar Wilde and James A. McNeill Whistler

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900

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Epithet: writer of plays British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000765.0x00005f Irish writer, poet, and playwright. From the description of Collection, 1851-1957 (bulk 1877-1957). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122625016 Irish poet, dramatist and novelist. From the description of Autograph letter signed :...

Leighton of Stretton, Frederic Leighton, baron, 1830-1896

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British painter; president of the Royal Academy of Arts. From the description of Letters from Frederic Leighton, ca. 1875-1894. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80461091 English painter. From the description of Autograph signature : [n.p., n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846652 From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to Lucas, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270846660 From the description of Autog...

Lucas, George A., 1824-1909

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Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903

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American painter, etcher and author. From the description of Autograph letters, signed with his name : Lindsey Houses, Chelsea, and 28 Wimple Street, to [James Key] Caird and J.E. Millais, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588842 From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to Miss Cobden, [May 1881/1884]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270587769 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Chelsea, London, to Waldo Story, the sculptor, pos...

Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain)

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Organization founded in 1768. In 1870 it took over the annual Old Masters exhibitions from the British Institution. From the description of Papers, 1827-1907. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79626129 ...

Bronson, Katharine de Kay, 1834-1901

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Burnett, Swan M. (Swan Moses), 1847-1906

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Physician. From the description of Swan M. Burnett receipt, 1891. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79452365 ...

Lee, George Washington Custis, 1832-1913

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The central figures in this collection are Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849), his son, Charles Leven Powell (1804-1896), Charles Leven Powell's wife, Selina (Lloyd) Powell (d. 1871), and their children. Cuthbert Powell Cuthbert Powell (1775-1849) was born in Middleburg, Loudoun County, Virginia to parents Leven Powell (1737-1810) and Sarah (Harrison) Powell. He was one of eleven children. Cuthbert made his fortune alongside his brother, Leven Powell, Jr. (1772-1807), as a merc...

Burnett, Frances Hodgson, 1849-1924

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English writer, noted for children's stories. From the description of Papers of Frances Hodgson Burnett [manuscript], 1889-1914. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647835018 English writer who resided in the United States, noted children's author. From the description of Letter [manuscript], Maytham Hall, Rolvenden, Kent, to Richard Watson Gilder, 1906 September 6. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647836929 From the description of...

Salon (Exhibition : Paris, France)

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Beck, J. W.

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Ford, Sheridan, d. 1922

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Pollitt, Herbert Charles Jerome, 1871-1942

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Collector and connoisseur Herbert Pollitt, known as Jerome Pollitt, was an amateur female impersonator of late 19th-century England, who performed under the stage name Diane de Rougy. He was a close friend of the British illustrator and writer Aubrey Beardsley. From the description of Photograph albums, ca. 1865-1895. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 79392341 From the guide to the Photograph albums, ca. 1865-1895., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harv...

World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)

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Weston was president of the Board of World's Fair Mangagers for the State of Michigan. From the description of Books concerning the World's Columbian Exposition belonging to I. M. Weston. [n.d.] (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 79152856 The World's Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair, was organized in celebration of the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's landing in America. The fairgrounds, open from May 1, 1893 until October 30...

Company of the Butterfly.

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Boehm, Joseph Edgar, Sir, 1834-1890

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Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm, Viennese-born sculptor in Britain. He was among the most popular, prolific, and successful sculptors of late nineteenth-century England. Among his many works, he is known for sculpting the head of Queen Victoria on coinage, and the statue of the Duke of Wellington at Hyde Park Corner. From the description of Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm manuscript material : 1 item, 1876 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 76944791 From the guide to the Sir Josep...

Lee, Robert Edward, 1807-1870

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Robert Edward Lee (1807-1870) served as General of the Confederate Army in the U.S. Civil War and was president of Washington College in Lexington, Virginia from 1865 to 1870. Lee spent the first twenty-three years of his military career in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. From 1837 to 1841 he was superintending engineer for the harbor of St. Louis and the upper Mississippi and Missouri rivers. Robert E. Lee was a United States Army officer, 1829-1861; commander of Virginia forces in the ...

Salon des refus├ęs

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Anderson, Christine

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