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Record 6 of 16
System Number: 01460
Date: [June 1889]
Author: Sheridan Ford
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F392
Document Type: ALS
My dear Master
Arthur Melville wants to paint George Meredith.
Could you facilitate matters any by a letter of introduction? We called on you the other night in reference to the subject.
I hand you with this Quilter's catalogue [p. 2] re the White House sale. As usual, he invites crucifixion.
The clipping is from last night's Pall Mall.
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1. [June 1889]
The sale in question was to take place on 2 July 1889.
2. Sheridan Ford
Sheridan Ford (1860-1922), poet, critic, politician and writer on art [more].
3. Arthur Melville
Arthur Melville (1855-1905), watercolour painter [more].
4. George Meredith
George Meredith (1828-1909), novelist and poet [more].
Henry ('Arry') Quilter (1851-1907), advocate and art critic [more].
6. White House
The house and studio designed by E. W. Godwin for JW in Tite Street, bought by Quilter after JW's bankruptcy.
7. Pall Mall
Not identified, but probably a reference to the Pall Mall Gazette.