Documents associated with: transport
Record 9 of 23
System Number: 01675
Date: 7 April 1891
Author: James W. Paton
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G41
Document Type: ALS
[embossed crest of City of Glasgow:]
CORPORATION GALLERIES OF ART.
7th April 1891
I beg to inform you that the Science and Art Department has been good enough to undertake to forward your portrait of Carlyle to me by one of the departmental vans, which will be sent to Glasgow within the next eight days. If therefore you have not yet handed over the picture to the Department officials, will [p. 2] you have the kindness to do so without delay.
J W Paton
J. Macneill [sic] Whistler Esq,
Envelope:J. Macniell [sic] Whistler Esq,
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] 19 W / GLASGOW / AP 7 / 91
[postmark:] LONDON. S. W. / B O / AP 8 / 91
[on verso flap, embossed crest of Glasgow]
2. Science and Art Department
South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum) had agreed to transport Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137) to Glasgow.