The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 05665
Date: [1897/1900][1]
Author: Princess Tenicheff[2]
Place: Paris
Recipient: Frances Birnie Philip[3]
Place: Paris
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler T10
Document Type: ALS

[Crown over monogram:] TM


Wednesday morng.


I gr[e]atly regret to hear Mr Whistler is prevented being our guest tonight; & still more so, that it is by the doctor's orders.

I write now, to beg he will not trouble to expose himself to the inclement weather; by [p. 2] coming to see me, as I leave for St Petersbourg [sic] shortly, & have a great deal to do before my departure, but trust his visit is only a pleasure postponed. I hope Mr Whistler will soon be better again; for the health of such a great man is precious to all mankind.

With kind regards,
Very sincerely yrs

Princess Ténicheff

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Madame Philip.
110 Rue du Bac.

[on verso flap, crown over monogram:] TM


1.  [1897/1900]
Dated from the address, and known visits of the Birnie Philips to Paris.

2.  Princess Tenicheff
Marie, Princesse de Tenicheff (1867-1928), amateur painter and decorator, collector and patron of the arts [more].

3.  Frances Birnie Philip
Frances Philip (1824-1917), née Black, JW's mother-in-law [more].