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System Number: 05677
Date: 14 August 1891
Author: David Croal Thomson[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Liverpool]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler T22
Document Type: ALS


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THE GOUPIL GALLERY
BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.
116 & 117, NEW BOND STREET. W.
TELEGRAMS, BOUSSOD, LONDON.

London

14 Augt 1891.

Dear Sir,

As requested in your letter[2] received this morning we send to the Walker Art Gallery the picture 'The Fur Jacket'[3] & trust it will arrive safely.

We are writing to our Paris house about Mr Leiter[4] & we shall endeavour to [p. 2] sell him one or both of the 'Nocturnes'[5] now there.

We shall always be ready to attend to any matter you may entrust to us.

Yours faithfully

pp [stamped:] BOUSSOD VALADON & CO.

D. C. Thomson

MANAGER.

J. McN. Whistler Eq


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Notes:

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

2.  your letter
See #08198.

3.  'The Fur Jacket'
Arrangement in Black and Brown: The Fur Jacket (YMSM 181), which was included in 21st Autumn Exhibition of Pictures, Corporation of Liverpool, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, 1891.

4.  Mr Leiter
Levi Ziegler Leiter (1834-1904), industrialist and collector [more].

5.  'Nocturnes'
Either Nocturne in Black and Gold: Entrance to Southampton Water (YMSM 179), and Nocturne: Blue and Gold - St Mark's, Venice (YMSM 213), or Nocturne: Black and Gold - The Fire Wheel (YMSM 169), and Nocturne in Black and Gold: The Falling Rocket (YMSM 170).