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System Number: 12819
Date: [1882/1884][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Matthew Robinson Elden[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler E64
Document Type: ALS


Eldoni -

What became of you today! -

I hope you will turn up early tomorrow morning at the Studio - in time for breakfast

Do be there by 9. o'clock - so that we might begin the day betimes - Every thing gets so late! we must turn over a new leaf! -

[butterfly signature]

Tuesday night -


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Notes:

1.  [1882/1884]
Dated from butterfly signature. It is possible that this letter relates to the painting of three portraits of Elden, including Portrait of H. R. Eldon (1) (YMSM 243) which date approximately from this period.

2.  Matthew Robinson Elden
Matthew Robinson Elden (1839-1885), artist [more]. JW referred to him with the mock Italian diminutive, 'Eldoni'.