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Fanny M. Du Quaire, ??-??

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Fanny M. Du Quaire was a collector and social acquaintance of JW about 1885. She could possibly be a relation of the French lawyer Henry Du Quaire whose thesis was published in 1859.


Du Quaire attended JW's Ten O'Clock lecture in 1885 and described it to JW as 'perfect: incisive eloquent - wise - witty - new - never dragging for a minute' (#00977).

In 1893 Du Quaire lent drawings by John Downman R.A. to an exhibition for the benefit of the Parochial Women's Mission. In 1885 she was living at 14 Wilton Street.


Times, London, Thursday 4 May 1893, p. 3; British Library on-line catalogue (accessed 2004).