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System Number: 05009
Date: 2 September 1892
Author: John Charles Potter[1]
Place: Darwen, Lancashire
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P649
Document Type: ALS


Earnsdale
Darwen -

Sept 2. 1892

My dear Whistler -

I return you Mr Ulrichs letter[2]- The funny thing about it is, that I have never heard a word from any one since Mr Starr[3], wrote me saying he was sorry I had not [p. 2] let him know sooner I would part with the picture[4] - That was 2 months ago -

I wonder where the telegrams & letters went to. It must be a change to you, to see the complimentary articles in English papers & magazines - At last!

Yours very truly

J Charles Potter

[p. 3] P. S. I wrote last night to Mr Ulrich
Sturnberg
Munich -
Will that find him!


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Notes:

1.  J. Charles Potter
John Charles Potter (1854-1920), wallpaper manufacturer and collector [more].

2.  Mr Ulrichs letter
Charles Frederic Ulrich (1858-1908), genre painter [more]; he had written to JW about the possible sale of Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52). The letter is untraced as is Potter's letter to Ulrich (mentioned on p. 3).

3.  Mr Starr
Sidney Starr (1866 or 1867-1925), painter [more].

4.  picture
Starr bought Symphony in White, No. 2: The Little White Girl (YMSM 52) in 1893.