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System Number: 01366
Date: 21 August 1900
Author: A. Homeyer Dunn[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F298
Document Type: ALS


BY SPECIAL APPOINTMENT / TO H.R.H. THE PRINCE OF WALES.
[royal coat of arms]
FIRST SPECIAL AWARD / CHICAGO / EXHIBITION, 1893
MELBOURNE. 1880.
VIENNA. 1883.
TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS: / "FINART, LONDON."
TELEPHONE / 3767 [...]

THE FINE ART SOCIETY. / LIMD.
148, NEW BOND ST. / W.

Aug 21 1900

Dear Mr. Whistler,

You will be pleased to hear that the Portrait[2] is sold, our client[3] wishes to have a little tablet fixed to the frame, with your name, and the title of the picture, he would be greatly obliged if you will be so good as to name [p. 2] the title, we shall have to trouble you on your return to swear the consular declaration so that the portrait may be free of duty,

Yours faithfully,

A. Homeyer Dunn

For the F. A. S.

J McNeill Whistler Esqre


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Notes:

1.  A. Homeyer Dunn
A. Homeyer Dunn, employee of the Fine Art Society.

2.  Portrait
Rose and Gold: 'Pretty Nellie Brown' (YMSM 451). The portrait was of the young daughter of Ernest George Brown (1853 or 1854-1915), assistant manager at the Fine Art Society [more].

3.  client
Frank Lusk Babbott (1854-1933), collector [more] of Brooklyn, New York to whom the picture was sold with the assistance of Howard Mansfield (1849-1938), New York lawyer, print collector [more]. JW refers to the sale in a letter to E. G. Brown, dated 23 August 1900 #03637.