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Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 114, May 11-15, 1852

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Identifier: DX01134977

Title: Thomas Butler Gunn Diaries: Volume 4, page 114, May 11-15, 1852

Description: Mentions his drawing work.


little drawing of the Capitol for Lockington, and a Lantern Initial, for boarding house article.

12. Wednesday. Down town. Calls. [Thomas W.] Strongs. Lantern. Reveille, [Cornelius] Mathews, Lockingtons &c Did two column Reveille cut &c.

13. Thursday. Reveille work, three column cut. [William] Barth came. Down town with him, witnessing fire at French’s Hotel by the way. Called at Mathews. Dined together at Goslings. Returned and at work on Reveille cuts. [Edwin A.] Weed and Randall came. Worked on till 8 or so, then to the Rainbow and supped, matagrabolized.

14. Friday. Three small cuts for Reveille drawn and Rebus. [William] Barth called. Boy came for blocks. Down town with Barth. Called at Mathews & Dined. Return, drawing Thing for Lockington.

15. Saturday. Off to Weed’s house,

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
New York

Dates: 1852-05-11

Type(s): Diary

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

Subjects: Hotels
United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)
19th century


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