The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 4th [Exhibition], Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1894
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System Number: 05016
Date: 31 May 1894
Author: Edward John Poynter[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P656
Document Type: ALS

[embossed royal coat of arms with words:] NATIONAL GALLERY

28 Albert Gate. S W

May 31. 94

My dear Whistler,

Do not take the trouble to send the March number[2] of Du Maurier's[3] story - I will look at it at the Club; I feel that I must see what it is that he has said.

I hope to go over to Paris before the Salon[4] closes & will look you up.

Yours very truly

Edward J. Poynter.

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1.  Edward John Poynter
Edward John Poynter (1836-1919), history and genre painter [more].

2.  March number
The novel Du Maurier, George, Trilby: A Novel, New York, 1894, first appeared in serial parts in Harper's Magazine, and JW objected to the character 'Joe Sibley' who appeared in the March issue.

3.  Du Maurier's
George Louis Palmella Busson Du Maurier (1834-1896), author and caricaturist [more].

4.  Salon
4th Exhibition, Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1894.