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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03331
Date: [28 August 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 6
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS


[embossed:] BEAUFORT[3] GRILL CLUB.
32. DOVER STREET. W.

How really sweet of you! -

I felt that you were loyal - and you have proved it -

Nothing is more charming to me than this true camarade faith in the work - there are things [p. 2] I would say to you - but you shall look for them in the white picture[4] -

[butterfly signature]

If she behaves well we might become powerful indeed -
Avec vous j'irais loin!![5] -
Meanwhile tomorrow at three - and you know I am devoted -


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Envelope:

To
The Lady Collin [sic] Campbell
2. Victoria Mansions
Westminster -

[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON-W / 87 / AU 28 / 86


Notes:

1.  [28 August 1886]
Dated from the postmark.

2.  Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell
Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell (1857-1911), née Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, writer, art critic and amateur artist [more].

3.  BEAUFORT ... W.
Embossed address.

4.  white picture
Harmony in White and Ivory: Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell (YMSM 354).

5.  Avec vous j'irais loin!!
Fr., With you I would go far!!