The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 04814
Date: 30 September 1901
Author: Rosalind Birnie Philip[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Inez Addams[2]
Place: [Paris?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P454
Document Type: ALS

6. Fitzroy Street.

Sept. 30th 1901.

Dear Mrs Addams -

I am sending a line to you for Mr Whistler in order to especially enclose an early peep at the wall of the Gallery[3] in which you are particularly interested.

He wishes me to say to you that your pictures[4] look much better than the reproduction and that you may be quite happy about them.

As to the law business[5] that will be all right, and there is no hurry, but he will [p. 2] write to you about this himself later.

With kindest regards.
Believe me
Sincerely yours.

Rosalind Birnie Philip.

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1.  Rosalind Birnie Philip
Rosalind Birnie Philip (1873-1958), JW's sister-in-law [more].

2.  Inez Addams
Inez Eleanor Addams (fl. 1898-1927), née Bate, painter [more].

3.  Gallery
3rd Exhibition, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1901.

4.  pictures
I. Addams, Portrait (z249), and I. Addams, Shopfront (z250), were reproduced in the catalogue of the ISSPG. See JW's letter to I. Addams, asking her and Clifford Isaac Addams (1876-1942), etcher [more], to send over their pictures, [11 September 1901], #00083.

5.  law business
Some of JW's lithographic stones had come on the market, and JW had written on 20 September urging the Addams to consult a lawyer and try to stop the sale, #00085.