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System Number: 06627
Date: [24 October 1895][1]
Author: Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: Lyme Regis
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W621
Document Type: ALS


'Oct. 24. 1895 -'

TELEGRAMS, DELICIOUS, LONDON.

GARLANT'S HOTEL,
SUFFOLK STREET,
PALL MALL.

My dear love -

I have only a moment to say how do you do for I have been asleep - What a fire brand you are - so you have stirred up old Kennedy[3].

How shall I face him?

[p. 2] I enclose another recollection[4] I cant draw it badly enough!

God bless you

let me know what you think[.] why not come and see it

Love

[outline of flower]

[p. 3, two drawings of a boy]

[p. 4, drawing of a woman, seen from behind, with line pointing to centre of her back and the words] old gold yellow. you know the colour[,] dreadful


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Envelope:

'Oct, 24th 1895.'

'J. McNeill Whistler[5] Esq.
The Royal Lion Hotel
Lyme Regis
Devon.'
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON [S. W.?] / X / OC 24 / 9[5?]


Notes:

1.  [24 October 1895]
Dated by postmark and the dates written on the letter and envelope in the hand of Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more].

2.  Beatrix Whistler
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

3.  Kennedy
Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more].

4.  recollection
Of the decoration of Streatham Town Hall by Walter Greaves (1846-1930), boatman and painter [more]; and Henry Greaves (1843-1904), boat builder and painter [more]. Streatham Town hall was built in 1887 and demolished in 1988 (see #06628, #06629, #08379).

5.  J. McNeill Whistler
The address is in the hand of Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more].