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Record 32 of 397

System Number: 09600
Date: 15 March 1872
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: [unknown][1]
Repository: Tate Gallery Archives
Call Number: Marchant Collection, TGA 8314/3/1/1
Document Type: ALS


I consider that Mr. Charles A. Howell[2] has every qualification as a man of business and is replete with the practical knowledge of Art - and I would not ask for any better authority in such matters -

J. A. McN. Whistler.

2 Lindsey Houses.
Chelsea

March. 15. 1872.


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Notes:

1.  [unknown]
This letter is a reference, addressed 'to whom it may concern'.

2.  Charles A. Howell
Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more]. In fact JW had reservations about Howell's knowledge of art and came to mistrust him (see JW to F. R. Leyland, [23 August 1871?], #11867).