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System Number: 11567
Date: 6 June 1891
Author: William Bell[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Charles Lang Freer[2]
Place: [Detroit]
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 33
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS[3]


21 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea
S. W.

June 6 1891.

Dear Sir

I am directed by Mr Whistler to send off to you the enclosed proof of his first new etching

He understood that you wished him to select for you anything that he should do

If you do not wish to keep it will you kindly return it by post in the same flat condition

The price is £10. 10. 0. and Mr Whistler calls it "Cameo No. 1[4]"

Mr Whistler meant to have written himself but is off to Paris in great haste

Yours Truly

William Bell.

(Private Sec)


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Notes:

1.  William Bell
William Bell, JW's secretary [more].

2.  Charles Lang Freer
Charles Lang Freer (1856-1919), industrialist, collector and founder of the Freer Gallery of Art [more].

3.  ALS
'33' was written in an unknown hand at the top of p. 1.

4.  Cameo No. 1
Cameo No.1 (Mother and Child) (K.347).