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System Number: 03481
Date: 17 July 1888
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Jennings[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 7/22/1
Document Type: ALd

July 17, 88.

The Tower House

Dear Sir,

I am directed by Mr Whistler to ask you to send to kindly send early tomorrow morning, his etching of the Grande Place Brussels[3] and also Rix Birnie's[4] oil painting of a head, to the above address

& oblige

private secy.

To Mr Jennings

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1.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Letter written on JW's behalf in the hand Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. Hanson was then acting as his secretary.

2.  Jennings
Jennings, an unidentified friend of A. Chapman.

3.  Grande Place Brussels
Grand Place, Brussels (K.362).

4.  Rix Birnie's
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. She exhibited paintings at the Royal Society of British Artists during JW's Presidency. There are oils by her in the Hunterian Art Gallery (see MacDonald, Margaret F., Beatrice Whistler Artist and Designer, Glasgow, 1997).