The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Record 14 of 114

System Number: 11297
Date: [January 1890?][1]
Author: Sheridan Ford[2]
Place: [London?]
Recipient: J. McClure Hamilton[3]
Place: [London?]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 9/695-6
Document Type: TLc



My dear Mr. Hamilton,

I shall esteem it a very high compliment indeed if you will let me dedicate the Whistler book[4] to you.

May I?

Yours very truly,

S. F.

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1.  [January 1890?]
Dated by reference to publication.

2.  Sheridan Ford
Sheridan Ford (1860-1922), poet, critic, politician and writer on art [more].

3.  J. McClure Hamilton
John McClure Hamilton (1853-1936), artist [more].

4.  Whistler book
Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, ed. Sheridan Ford, Paris, 1890. It was dedicated to Hamilton (see #11296).