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Record 13 of 13

System Number: 03332
Date: [19 October 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 12
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


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

Wednesday? - nous ne sommes pas en delicatesse [sic] n'est ce pas[3]? O beautiful Leopard! -

Moreover I have known how occupied you have been with other matters -

Wednesday then, at 1.30???

Always[4]

[butterfly signature]


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Envelope:

The
Lady Collin [sic] Campbell -
2. Victoria Mansions
Westminster
[Stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] CHARING CROSS / 7 / OC 19 / 86
[postmark on verso:] [LO]NDON-S.W. / P / OC 19 / 86


Notes:

1.  [19 October 1886]
Dated from the 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).

3.  nous ne sommes pas ...
Fr., I trust we are still talking to each other?

4.  Always
Written with the butterfly signature at the top of the page.