The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10005
Date: [1883/1885?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Carr[2]
Place: [London?]
Repository: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Document Type: ALS

Dear Carr -

Let me introduce my friend Mr Menpes[3] - who wants to know you, but is prevented presenting himself without this line, by remembering, what you may have forgotten, that the famous 'Owl[4]['] once before had undertaken this little ceremony!


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1.  [1883/1885?]
Dated from butterfly signature.

2.  Carr
Perhaps Joseph Williams Comyns Carr (1849-1916), art critic and theatre manager [more].

3.  Mr Menpes
Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), artist [more].

4.  'Owl
Charles Augustus ('Owl') Howell (1840? - d.1890), entrepreneur [more].