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System Number: 03960
Date: [20/30 May 1896][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Stéphane Mallarmé[2]
Place: Paris
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M232
Document Type: PD[3]


MR J. McNEILL WHISTLER
RETURNS THANKS
FOR KIND EXPRESSIONS.

110, RUE DU BAC.


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

à
M. et Madame[4]
Stéphane Mallarmé
89 Rue de Rome
Paris
France
[stamp has been removed]
[postmark[5]:] HAM[PSTEAD] N. W / [...] / 96


Notes:

1.  [20/30 May 1896]
This is a response to condolences sent to JW on the death of Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], on 10 May (despite the address JW was almost certainly still in London). The card and envelope have mourning borders.

2.  Stéphane Mallarmé
Stéphane Mallarmé (1842-1898), Symbolist writer and poet [more].

3.  PD
Published by Barbier, Carl P., ed., Correspondance Mallarmé-Whistler: Histoire de la grande amitié de leurs dernières années, Paris, 1964 [GM, A.28], no. CXLII, p. 253.

4.  Madame
Marie Mallarmé (b. 1835), née Gerhard, wife of Stéphane Mallarmé [more].

5.  postmark
The removal of the stamp has resulted in the loss of much of the postmark.