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System Number: 01675
Date: 7 April 1891
Author: James W. Paton[1]
Place: Glasgow
Recipient: JW
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G41
Document Type: ALS


[embossed crest of City of Glasgow:]

CORPORATION GALLERIES OF ART.

GLASGOW

7th April 1891

Dear Sir,

I beg to inform you that the Science and Art Department[2] has been good enough to undertake to forward your portrait of Carlyle[3] 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.

Yours faithfully

J W Paton

J. Macneill [sic] Whistler Esq,
Tower House,
Tite St,
Chelsea.


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Envelope:

J. Macniell [sic] Whistler Esq,
Tower House
Tite St.
Chelsea
London
[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]



Notes:

1.  James W. Paton
James W. Paton (1843-1921), Curator of the Glasgow Industrial Museum [more].

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.

3.  Carlyle
Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881), historian and philosopher [more].