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System Number: 09116
Date: [30/31 October 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Isabella Stewart Gardner[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
Document Type: ALS

'[Oct. 30 or 31/86[3]]'

Dear Mr[s] Gardner,

I meant to have sent you the note about the pictures before but I have been so pushed with all the work that I have not had a moment to attend to anything but what was absolutely before me in the studio!

I have had the "Violet Note[4]" mounted and ma[d]e ready for you. It will be signed and completed.

And now behold this "business" matter:

The Note in Orange and Blue[5] (Sweet Shop) -- 100 gs.
The Little Note in Yellow and Gold[6]          100 gs.
The Violet Note                              60 gs.

You are coming to the studio lundi       au revoir[7]

Very sincerely yours

J. McN. Whistler

[p. 2]'J. McN. Whistler[8]
London Octo. 30th 1886
260 gs.'

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1.  [30 October 1886]
Dated by recipient.

2.  Isabella Stewart Gardner
Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924), née Stewart, collector [more].

3.  Oct. 30 or 31/86
Written in pencil in another hand.

4.  Violet Note
The Violet Note (M.1081).

5.  The Note in Orange and Blue
The Blue Band (YMSM 262).

6.  Note in Yellow and Gold
Note in Yellow and Gold: Mrs Gardner (M.1116).

7.  lundi
Fr., Monday - good bye.

8.  J. McN. Whistler
This page was written by John ('Jack') Lowell Gardner (1837-1898), collector [more].