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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 08387
Date: [29 November 1895][1]
Author: JW
Place: [Lyme Regis]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 18/161
Document Type: ALS[3]


'Rec[eive]d 30/11/95'

Dear Mr. Thomson -

Many thanks [for] your capital letter[4] - this is a word only in haste - The frames[5] all right -

The Photographs[6] also have arrived - Will sign and send back - But send me a line by tomorrows post - (we have our letters here on Sunday) - Telling me how I signed the others - Was there not the name [p. 2] as well as the Butterfly?

Like this:

Whistler

[butterfly signature]


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

To
D. C. Thomson. Esq.
The Goupil Galleries
5 - Regent Street
London
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LYME·REGIS / D / NO 29 / 95
[postmark on verso:] LONDON [...] / FL * A / NO 3[0] / 95


Notes:

1.  [29 November 1895]
Dated from the postmark; the date of receipt is added in another hand at the top of p. 1.

2.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

3.  ALS
'73C' is written in another hand in red ink at top left,and '169' in pencil at bottom right of p. 1, and also on the envelope.

4.  frames
JW wished to frame recent paintings done in Lyme Regis and send them to show his wife (see #06550).

5.  letter
Not located.

6.  Photographs
For an album of photographs published by Goupils', mostly of paintings shown in Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892.