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System Number: 08225
Date: 17 April 1893
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[1]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: ALS[2]


110. Rue du Bac - Paris -

April 17 - 1893.

Dear Sir -

Enclosed the certificate from Consul -

You must fill in the name of the gentleman it is going to - as I could not positively remember it at the Office!! -

Mr Johnstone[3], isn't it?

In great haste -

Yours faithfully

J McN Whistler

They say at the Consul's that it is not at all necessary to put down the price of picture - However I will stick it in -

[p. 2] [date stamp:] GOUPIL GALLERIES & COMPANY / SUCCESSORS BOUSSOD VALADON & CO / 18 APR. 93


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Notes:

1.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

2.  ALS
'48b' is written in another hand in red ink at top left, '58' in pencil at bottom right of p. 1.

3.  Mr Johnstone
John Graver Johnson (1841-1917), lawyer and collector [more] had bought Purple and Rose: The Lange Leizen of the Six Marks (YMSM 47), see Thomson's letter to JW, 12 April 1893, #05772.