UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: Lawrie and Son, Thomas
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System Number: 13636
Date: [26/29 October 1885][1]
Author: The Fine Art Gallery
Place: Glasgow
Recipient: Ernest George Brown[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F111b
Document Type: ALS


FINE ART GALLERY
85 ST VINCENT STREET
GLASGOW.

Dear Sir

Many thanks for your kind attention. Would Mr Whistler not lend one good picture. Something that he could recommend. We only want one, to show with the others

Yrs Sy

T Lawrie & Son[3]

Could you do anything with the Gregory[4] if we sent it upon sale.

[illegible initial]


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Notes:

1.  [26/29 October 1885]
This letter was sent as an enclosure with letter #01179, E. G. Brown to JW, 29 October 1885. Presumably it was received by Brown shortly before he sent it on to JW.

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

3.  T Lawrie & Son
Thomas Lawrie of Thomas Lawrie and Son, painters, decorators and art dealers. Described in the Glasgow Post Office Directory 1885 as 'dealers in works of art and articles of vertu, 85 St. Vincent St; workshops, 130 Wellington Street' (p. 359).

4.  Gregory
Possibly a reference to Edward John Gregory (1850-1909), painter and illustrator [more].