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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 99, December 6-7, 1852

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Identifier: DX01221810

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 99, December 6-7, 1852

Description: Mentions Charley Brown's return to New York.


work till 2, then dined, then dressed, and down town. To the Lantern Office, [John] Brougham, [Thomas] Powell & [Frank] Bellew there. To Bunnell & Prices, thence to [Edwin A.] Weeds with big block I had drawn. Weed saith that Charley Brown is this day in New York, having called on him. / To Wells & Webb, then back to room. [Alfred] Waud up awhile.

/ Out to sup at Sweeneys, called at [Frank] Royals; back to room and writing. Finished long letter to [William] Barth.

7. Tuesday. Met the inevitable Frenchman, Baudoin, when returning from Breakfast. / To room & drawing all the morning till 2. Three drawings on wood, one large cut for Picayune, two for Lantern. Dined at the Shades, then down-town. At the Picayune Office, talking half an hour with Price & Allie Vernon, thence to Lantern Office, to Wells & Webb’s, Post Office, Engravers, and lastly to the, “Illustrated News Office.” [Frank] Leslie & Charley Brown, Baudoin, [A.E.] Beach, and a host of engravers. Hitchcock hath left, & Leslie assumes his place, Brown having an engagement for one year. Talking awhile with both, then, it being nigh upon 6, Charley left, and walking uptown-wards together, parted at my door, on my promising to visit him at his lodging-place in North Moore Street.

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-12-06

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Artists


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