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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 13, January 15-16, 1852

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Identifier: DX01081811

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 13, January 15-16, 1852

Description: Mentions Alf Waud's return to New York, and describes his adventures along the way.

Transcription:

of Historee Burlesques for the Lantern. Back and drawing during the Evening, I think for the Reveille. [words crossed out]

16. Friday. Down town with Reveille drawing &c. Back, and at work all day commencing Outline Burlesque of “Columbus and his followers landing on Cat Island.” At about seven there came a tapping at the door, whereon I anticipating some feminine nuisance eager to anticipate fifty cents or a dollar of board money, shouted “come in!” And in came — Alf Waud! He had some weeks back set off to walk hither from Boston, in mid-winter, had experienced all sorts of difficulties on the route, done a little in the hungry way, chiselled an hotel-keeper of a nights-lodging, and provant for the day; been attacked by and killed a big dog in the snow, and finally halted at Spring-

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-01-15

Type(s): Diary
Page

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

Subjects: Artists
Boardinghouses
19th century
Dogs
Diaries
Winter
Women

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