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Documents associated with: Pattison, Jane
Record 6 of 9
System Number: 11010
Date: [August 1882]
Recipient: Jane Pattison
Repository: Private and Restricted Collection
Document Type: ALS
I am going out of town this very Sunday as ever is dear Mrs Pattison - so that for my sins I may not have the delight of seeing you and meeting your sister - tant pis! -
I am so sorry - However ce n'est que remis I hope - and I shall send Renny round to persuade you some afternoon to come and take tea in the Studio -
Meanwhile Always most sincerely
J McN. Whistler
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1. [August 1882]
Dated in sale catalogue, Maggs, London, October 1912, lot no. 3699, £125. This is one of several documents bound in an album with a drawing Whistler with his friend Mrs Patterson (M.872). It is possible that an envelope bound in the same album, and postmarked 7 August 1882, belongs with this letter (#11007).
2. Jane Pattison
Mrs Jane Patisson, a social acquaintance who posed for JW [more]. There are several similar letters to Mrs Pattison, including one dated 26 July 1882 (#11011).
3. your sister
4. tant pis
Fr., too bad.
5. ce n'est que remis
Fr., this is only postponed.
Possibly James Rennell Rodd (1858-1941), 1st Baron Rennell, poet and diplomat [more].