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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 107, December 15-18, 1852

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Identifier: DX01225766

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 5, page 107, December 15-18, 1852

Description: Mentions his drawing work.


talking awhile with [Alfred] Waud, who was working on, then to bed.

16. Thursday. Down town, to Moore St with intent to call on Hawes — out. Fed at Goslings, thence to Lantern, Picayune, Wells & Webbs &c and to room by 3. In doors, drawing on wood &c the rest of the day.

17. Friday. In doors, drawing all day long. Field with me the greater part of the day, talking & turning over portfolio contents. Mud & wet without. Evening down stairs in S & F’s [Swinton and Fay] room with Waud & [Charles] Brown. Talk, some reading & ale.

18. Saturday. Came [Edwin A.] Weed, looking like a fat & weary ghost, having worked unceasingly, immolating himself on the Pictorial Picayune cut. Down town with cuts, icy cold, sharp day. At the Picayune Office, printing room & next door with Weed &c, & about down town till 1, then return to room, did chores, lit fire & drawing till 5. Weed & Randall came, and anon [William] Roberts. At the “Shades” with the latter, then down town, to B & P’s [Bunnell and Price]. Got paid $33 then off to Murray St, Mr [Charles] Weldon’s. Found him & his wife there. Last time I saw her was

Rights: NoC-US


Dates: 1852-12-15

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Diaries


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