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System Number: 09365
Date: [January 1883/1886?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Rebecca Paddon[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Call Number: Walter Brewster Collection
Document Type: ALS[3]


BEEFSTEAK CLUB,
KING WILLIAM STREET,
STRAND, W. C.

Dear Mrs Paddon -

Very many thanks - I shall come with the greatest delight - but why did you not appear on the night of my Private View[4]? -

Very sincerely

J McN. Whistler


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Envelope:

Mrs Wreford Paddon -
55. Earls Court Square
S. W.


Notes:

1.  [January 1883/1886?]
Dated from reference to Private View (see note below). The envelope has no stamp or postmark.

2.  Rebecca Paddon
Rebecca Paddon (b. 1844 or 1845), wife of S. W. Paddon [more].

3.  ALS
Written at right-angles to printed address.

4.  Private View
This may have been the Private View for Mr Whistler's Etchings, The Fine Art Society, London, 1883 or perhaps one of JW's exhibitions at Dowdeswell's Gallery such as 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886.