Documents associated with: Dyer, William
Record 4 of 4
System Number: 08351
Date: 4 March 
Recipient: David Croal Thomson
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 3
Document Type: ALS
33. Rue de Tournon - Paris -
Dear Sir -
"The Fur Jacket": You shall have that -
Hon. Mrs Wyndham. Tell Richards that I am not sure that this picture was ever varnished - to deal with it very delicately in cleaning - and finally give beautiful coat of varnish - Let me know if the
dam accident to the canvas was a very bad one - and if he thinks he can repair it so that no trace [is left]
Send cards to Madame la Baronne d'Estournel Write on the card itself Monsieur & Madame d'Estournel. Will send this later - with address.
Catalogue - On first page, as a text,
above or quotation :
"I do not know when so much amusement has been afforded to the British Public as by Mr Whistler's pictures."
Speech of the Attorney General of England
Westminster, Nov. 16. 1878.
You might have a rough list set up of the whole lot of paintings - on paper the size of pages of Catalogue - Leave larger margins than even hitherto - that I may see how many pages it would run to -
Send two or three proofs that I may cut up and experiment with -
Very truly Yrs
J. McN. Whistler
[p. 2, date stamp:] GOUPIL AND COMPANY
4 MARCH 92
SUCCESSORS / BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.
D. C. Thomson Esq.
116. 117. New Bond Strt -
[stamp:] POSTE / 25 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
[postmark x 2:] PARIS-6 / R. DE VAUGIRARD / 8E 4 / MARS / 92
[postmark on verso:] LONDON W / V 7 / MR 5 / 92
1. 4 March 
Year dated from postmark.
8. Madame la Baronne d'Estournel
Mme d'Estournelles de Constant, wife of the diplomat.