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Record 13 of 19
System Number: 05438
Date: [April 1889?]
Author: Walter Sickert
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler S82
Document Type: ALI
Do send me a wire at once answering following questions
1. Are you invited to send to Paris International Exhibn?
2. Do you choose your pictures or have they asked you to prepare a list for their selection.
Answer like this -
Either 1. No.
or 2. I am. I choose.
3. I am. They choose.
Also send by Willyam [sic] at once complete collection of Etchings with names in pencil.
And my coat.
How is Sir James Linton? and Spielmann
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1. [April 1889?]
Dated by reference to exhibition (see below).
2. Walter Sickert
Walter Richard Sickert (1860-1942), artist and writer on art [more].
3. Paris International Exhibn
Universal Exhibition, Paris, 1889.
Sickert is requesting a telegram answer.
William Bell, JW's secretary [more]. The name is written more like 'Will Yam', and may be a private joke.
6. Sir James Linton
Sir James Dromgole Linton (1840-1916), genre and watercolour painter [more]. Why Sickert asks after him is not clear.
Marion Henry Alexander Spielmann (1858-1948), journalist and writer on art [more]. He had given JW advice on whether to exhibit his work in the US or UK sections.