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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 82, October 29-November 1, 1860

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Identifier: DX01336019

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 14, page 82, October 29-November 1, 1860

Description: Describes attending a lecture by the artist Page on art at the Athenaeum Club.



Page Lectures at the Athenæum Club.

dirty staircase, “we’ve had a bully nights sport of it!” I met Mrs [Cornelia] Sexton in Broadway this morning; when she told me that she with her mother [Celina Jewell] lived in Bleecker Street, giving me the address.

30. Tuesday. Office. Return. Writing No2 of dog-article.

31. Wednesday. Office. Returning met Mrs [Celina] Wall. Writing during the afternoon and till 9, then out to report on autograph and document sale. Saw [Manton] Marble and had friendly talk with him about my doing sketches for the paper [New York World]; left the office at midnight.


1. Thursday. Office, Courier do, then up-town. Writing in the afternoon. In the evening to the Athenaeum club, where I met Rondel, Nichols, Webb (of the Times) and was introduced by [Charles] Briggs to Page the artist. The Hillards [Frank and Oliver] appeared subsequently, also Avery and I made the acquaintance of young Homer the artist on wood, who told me that he and W. Waud had taken an office together, in Liberty street. Page delivered a lecture on Art. After refreshment, in the form of oysters and chocolate, left with Webb, parting with him at Bangs &c auction rooms,

coverage:New York, New York, Church Street

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1860-10-29

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Food
Lectures and lecturing


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