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System Number: 04068
Date: [30 July 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Valerie Susan Meux[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M338a
Document Type: ALdS


To Lady Meux 41 Park Lane -

Just received telegram being absent yesterday waited for your picture[3] three weeks running absolutely impossible now must leave town cannot struggle with melting maids in alterred [sic] furs ridiculous prefer to pay back money though as always charming will paint you quite a new portrait new new arrangement if you promise to stand for it yourself

Whistler


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Notes:

1.  [30 July 1886]
Written in pencil on the verso of a telegram from Lady Meux dated 29 July 1886 (#04067).

2.  Valerie Susan Meux
Lady Valerie Susan ('Susie') Meux (1847-1910), née Langdon, collector and patroness [more].

3.  picture
Her picture, Portrait of Lady Meux in Furs (YMSM 230), was never completed.