The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10934
Date: [17 February 1889][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Henry James[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard University, MA
Call Number: bMS A 1094 (489)
Credit Line: Published by permission of the Houghton Library, Harvard University
Document Type: ALS

Tristan's House[3], mon cher ami, is not yet properly printed, so I must beg you in the mean time to accept as a proof of the other's coming, this etching[4] of the "Mairie, Loches," with the kindest regards of

Yours Ever

[butterfly signature]

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1.  [17 February 1889]
Dated by the signature, the reference to an etching (see below) and James's reply on 18 February [1889], #02403.

2.  Henry James
Henry James (1843-1916), writer [more].

3.  Tristan's House
Hangman's House, Tours (K.376). It was drawn on JW's honeymoon in the autumn of 1888 and was being printed and sold in the following year (see JW to Messrs Dowdeswell, 21 January 1889, #13030).

4.  etching
Mairie, Loches (K.382).