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Record 4 of 5

System Number: 09653
Date: [December 1884/July 1885?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Theodore Duret[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Call Number: Met 192 W57/W57
Document Type: AL

454. Fulham Road -

Walham Green - à cote de la petite maison d'autres fois -

Je repasserai en tout cas dans une demie heure - pour vous emmener diner at the Vale -

Aussi demain venez voir l'atelier vers trois heures et demie ou quatre heures

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Walham Green - beside the little house from the old days -

I shall return in any case in half an hour - to take you to dine at the Vale -

Also tomorrow come and see the studio at about three or four o'clock


1.  [December 1884/July 1885]
Dated by addresses mentioned. In 1883 JW was living briefly at 448 Fulham Road. On 11 October 1884 he leased a studio at 454A Fulham Road and moved in during December. JW and Maud Franklin were living at the 'Pink Palace', The Vale, Chelsea, by February 1885. He gave up the Vale and Fulham Road studio in the summer of 1888.

2.  Theodore Duret
Théodore Duret (1838-1927), art critic and collector [more]. There is a later copy of this letter (#11229).