The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 10368
Date: 1 September 1890
Author: Joseph Edgar Boehm[1]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B117
Document Type: ALS

1 Sptbr 1890

My dear Whistler

Thank you with all my heart for your dear kind letter - It is a blow which makes me very helpless - The poor thing[2] suffered terribly for the last two years. Pray give my sincere thanks to Mrs Whistler[3]

& believe me
ever yours affectiontly [sic]

J E Boehm

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'Edgar E. Boehm -'


1.  Joseph Edgar Boehm
Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890), sculptor [more].

2.  poor thing
Fanny Louisa Boehm (1837-1890), née Boteler, wife of the sculptor [more], had recently died, and the letter has a deep mourning border; JW's letter has not been traced.

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

4.  1890
Notes added in unknown hands, date added in pencil.