The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 06623
Date: [30 August 1894][1]
Author: Beatrix Whistler[2]
Place: Paris
Recipient: Thomas Way[3]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W617
Document Type: ALS[4]

110 Rue du Bac

Dear Mr Way:

Mr Whistler has sent by this post, another drawing - "The Priest's House[5]", and 50 Sheets of paper.

Will you; he says, go on with the sets, of 20 with the exception of the Duette[6] - which [p. 2] he wishes you to hold over, until he sees you, when he will explain what he wants.

With our kindest regards -
Believe me
Very Sincerely Yours

Beatrix Whistler.

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Thomas Way Esq
21 Wellington Street
Strand WC.
[postmark:] PARIS 80 / R. DU BAC / 6E 30 / AOUT / 94
[postmark on verso:] LONDON W.C. / S.M.P / 3A / AU 31 / 94


1.  [30 August 1894]
Dated by the postmark.

2.  Beatrix Whistler
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

3.  Thomas Way
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more].

4.  ALS
Published by Spink, Nesta R., The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, gen. eds Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi, Chicago, 1998, vol. 2, p. 117, no. 115.

5.  Priests House
The Priest's House, Rouen (C.105). JW sent drawings on lithographic transfer paper to be transferred to the stone for printing by Way.

6.  Duette
JW found it difficult to complete to his satisfaction lithographs of his wife playing the piano with her sister, The Duet, No. 2 (C.96), and The Duet (C.104).