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MS Am 1412

Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903. James McNeill Whistler letters to Henry Graves, 1878-1891: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Am 1412
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Whistler, James McNeill, 1834-1903.
Title: James McNeill Whistler letters to Henry Graves,
Date(s): 1878-1891.
Quantity: 1 collection (.16 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between American-born painter James McNeill Whistler and English art dealer Henry Graves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

42M-1355F. Material presented by the Estate of Grenville Lindall Winthrop; received: 1943 June.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James McNeill Whistler Letters to Henry Graves, 1878-1891 (MS Am 1412). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Whistler was an American-born painter and graphic artist, active mainly in England. Henry Graves, of Henry Graves and Co., was an art dealer in London, England.


Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

Also includes letters from Whistler to Algernon Graves, as well as documents concerning Whistler's accounts with Henry Graves and Co.

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