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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 12, October 19-23, 1851

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Identifier: DX01056395

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 3, page 12, October 19-23, 1851

Description: Mentions visiting various publishers.


19. Sunday. Drawing till sunset; a wet dismal day. For Mr [Henry] Hart’s map & Reveille rebusses. Supped at Mr [Joseph] Greatbatch’s, read awhile, back, half an hour with the Cunninghams. then to room, drawing and bed

20. Monday. Down town to Castle Garden. To [John B.] Holmes, to Traveller Office, with articles &c, to [Thomas W.] Strongs, to [James P.] Nagles &c Back, drawing. [William] Barth called at night, out with him, as far as Brooklyn, then a walk to Fulton Street. Found Dunsier, wife, Fagan and Meyer, (German) all there. Singing &c Left at about 9.

21. Tuesday. A letter from Alf [Waud]. He has been in the country. Drawing all day, hard, save a rush down town to Traveller Office at sunset. Took Paper to [John N.] Genin. Evening writing & drawing. Wrote to Mr Hart

22. Wednesday. Wrote to Alf Waud. Down town with blocks for “Reveille.” To “Traveler” &c. Afternoon down again, to Post Office, “Traveler” &c. Met Dunsier. Afternoon supper called at Dunsiers Brooklyn. Called on [William] Roberts, saw him and Lock, with another there, one Gurnsey a literary hack-annexer of other men’s ideas for the (S)Harper firm, Lock trying to arrange with him.

23. Thursday. Out at 1, to Traveler, and out with Holbrook to see about portrait of [Lajos] Kossuth. Drawing all the afternoon & writing till midnight. Chapter 5 of “Ike Chivvles. Very busy am I now, and melancholic. [words crossed out]

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1851-10-19

Type(s): Diary

Maker/Creator: Gunn, Thomas Butler, 1826-1903

Subjects: Drawing
Castle Garden (New York, N.Y.)
Publishers and publishing


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