The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11170
Date: [March 1885/1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Richard D'Oyley Carte[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 8/445
Document Type: TLc


My dear Carte -

But what of things! - They all keep telling me of the amazing welcome[4] that awaits me - and I don't even know whether Miss Lenoir[5], (without whom all is blank) - has really arrived? -

[butterfly signature]

454 Fulham Road -

Do write.

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1.  [March 1885/1888?]
Dated by address and lecture tour plans (see below).

2.  Richard D'Oyley Carte
Richard D'Oyly Carte (1844-1901), impresario and property developer [more].

Gentlemen's club for artists and amateurs. This typescript copy indicates that the letter was written on Hogarth Club headed paper.

4.  amazing welcome
After his Ten o'clock Lecture. JW planned a lecture tour of the USA, but it never materialised.

5.  Miss Lenoir
Helen Lenoir (1852-1913), née Coupar Black, actress and stage manager [more].