Documents associated with: gift from JW
Record 5 of 45
System Number: 00510
Date: 15 November 1878
Author: Frederick Campbell
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C11
Document Type: ALS
Novr 15. 78
Dear Whistler -
H. R. H. The Princess desired me to thank you very many times for the charming little picture you sent her, & with which Her Royal Highness is delighted, & I am to add that [p. 2] Her Royal Highness is much touched by your kind expression of good wishes for her journey to Canada.
Pray believe me
Yrs very truly
1. Frederick Campbell
Frederick Campbell, secretary to Princess Louise.
This was probably an early proof of an engraving by Richard Josey (1840-1906), reproductive engraver [more], of Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137). This was offered by JW in an earlier letter, JW to Princess Louise, #03589.
Sir John George Edward Henry Douglas Sutherland Campbell (1845-1914), Marquess of Lorne, husband of Princess Louise [more], who was about to take up the post of Governor-General of Canada (1878-83).