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Record 8 of 13

System Number: 03325
Date: [5 September 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 7
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS[3]


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

Je vois ca [sic] d'içi[4] - the lovely frock! - Bravo. -

[butterfly signature]


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Envelope:

To
The Lady Collin [sic] Campbell -
2. Victoria Mansions
Westminster
[stamp] [POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY]
[postmark:] [LONDON] / SE 5 / 86


Notes:

1.  [5 September 1886]
Dated from postmark.

2.  Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell
Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell (1857-1911), née Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, writer, art critic and amateur artist [more]. She was posing for Harmony in White and Ivory: Portrait of Lady Colin Campbell (YMSM 354) in a dress designed by Charles Frederick Worth (1825-1895), fashion designer [more].

3.  ALS
A version copied by Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more], is in GUL MS Whistler LB 5/142/2.

4.  Je vois ca [sic] d'içi
Fr., I can see it from here.