The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Mr Whistler's Lithographs, The Fine Art Society, London, 1895
Record 32 of 84

System Number: 02962
Date: [16/30 November 1895][1]
Author: JW
Place: Lyme Regis
Recipient: Marcus Bourne Huish[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 3/26
Document Type: ALS

My dear Mr. Huish -

I should like much to please you - and Mr. Brown[3] too - but -

However I have begged Way[4] to call and talk it out - or rather explain -

Very sincerely Yrs

J McN Whistler.

Royal Lion. Lyme Regis.

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1.  [16/30 November 1895]
'v' is inserted in pencil by another hand at the top of the card, and therefore it may date from after a letter similarly marked '(iv)', and dated 15 November 1895, #02961. JW worked at the fishing port of Lyme Regis between September and December 1895.

2.  Marcus Bourne Huish
Marcus Bourne Huish (1843 - d.1921), barrister, writer and art dealer, Director of the Fine Art Society [more].

3.  Mr. Brown
Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

4.  Way
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more]. He was to be employed printing lithographs for Mr Whistler's Lithographs, The Fine Art Society, London, 1895.