Documents associated with: Exposition Internationale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1887
Record 13 of 23
System Number: 10687
Date: [May 1887?]
Recipient: Walter Buckler Lethbridge
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection PWC 2/15/1/1
Document Type: ALS
Here I am in the midst of Paris - and so sorry that I may not be dining with you on the 5th - Do forgive my not writing to you before - I meant to have answered you instantly - but it is my fate to be always in a whirl of things! -
Ever sincerely Yrs
J McN. Whistler
I send this to London to be addressed there - for I have not your note with me
1. [May 1887?]
Dated by reference to Paris. JW may have gone over to see Exposition Internationale de Peinture et de Sculpture, Galerie Georges Petit, Paris, 1887, which opened on 8 May.
2. Walter Buckler Lethbridge
Walter Buckler Lethbridge (b. ca 1825), barrister [more]. His letter has not been located, but could have been a dinner inviation for 5 May or 5 June 1887. See JW to Lethbridge, 4 May 1887 (#10688).
3. I send this
' I send this ... with me' is written in the top right-hand margin.