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System Number: 02908
Date: [2 July 1892][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Stephen Richards[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 17/9
Document Type: MsLS[3]


33. Rue de Tournon.
Paris.

Dear Sir -

When the pictures[4] are varnished and in their frames - Will you kindly drop a line to Miss Philip[5] 36. Tite St Chelsea - letting her know when she can call and see them, as she wishes to do so before they go -

Very truly -

J McN. Whistler


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Envelope:

To
Stephen Richards Esq
4 Berners. St
Oxford St
London
Angleterre -
[stamp:] POSTE / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE / 25
[postmarks x 2:] PARIS-6 / R. DE VAUGIRARD / 3E 2 / JUIL / 92
[postmark on verso:] LONDON W. / A A / JY 4 / 92


Notes:

1.  [2 July 1892]
Dated from postmark.

2.  Stephen Richards
Stephen Richards (b. ca 1845), picture restorer [more].

3.  MsLS
The text of this letter is written by Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], but the signature is by JW.

4.  pictures
Perhaps The Last of Old Westminster (YMSM 39), Battersea Reach (YMSM 45), Variations in Flesh Colour and Green: The Balcony (YMSM 56) and Harmony in Blue and Silver: Trouville (YMSM 64). See also JW to S. Richards #05189, #08114, #10715, #10716.

5.  Miss Philip
Ethel Whibley (1861-1920), née Philip, JW's sister-in-law [more].