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System Number: 08403
Date: [January 1896][1]
Author: David Croal Thomson[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection PWC 18/1620
Document Type: AL[3]


Dear Mr Whistler,

I have brought up Mr Geo McCulloch[4] & Mr Coutts Michie[5] (a young Scottish artist) to see you & we are all so very sorry you are away -

Mr McCulloch has been looking at the Master Smith[6] & the Rosie[7] & is much pleased with them -

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1.  [January 1896]
This letter was originally written on the same sheet as #08402, which was dated January 1896 by D. C. Thomson. However, it could date from up to September 1896 (see below).

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

3.  AL
'24A' is written in another hand in red ink at top left, and '174' in pencil at bottom right of p. 1.

4.  Mr Geo McCulloch
George McCulloch (d. 1915), landscape painter [more]; or George McCulloch (1848-1907), collector [more].

5.  Mr Coutts Michie
James Coutts Michie (1861-1919), painter [more].

6.  Master Smith
The Master Smith of Lyme Regis (YMSM 450). This was sold in September 1896 to Edward Guthrie Kennedy (1849-1932), dealer with H. Wunderlich and Co., New York [more].

7.  Rosie
The Little Rose of Lyme Regis (YMSM 449).