The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 11085
Date: [13 May 1863][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Dante Gabriel Rossetti[2]
Place: London
Repository: University of British Columbia, Rare Books and Special Collections
Call Number: Helen Rossetti Angeli - Imogen Dennis Research Collection, Box 24, Folder 19
Document Type: ALS

'13 May / 63'

7 Lindsey Row
Battersea Bridge
Old Chelsea


Dear Rossetti -

Do come and breakfast with me on Sunday next at half past eleven - to meet Gambart[3] and perhaps Steevens[4] [sic] -

Ever yours

J Whistler

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1.  [13 May 1863]
The date is added in another hand; the 13th was a Wednesday. JW moved to 7 Lindsey Row in March 1863, and then to 2 Lindsey Row in February 1867.

2.  Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828-1882), artist and poet [more].

3.  Gambart
Ernest Gambart (1814-1902), of Ernest Gambart and Co., wholesale printsellers [more].

4.  Steevens
Perhaps Alfred Émile-Léopold Stevens (1823-1906), history and portrait painter [more]. There is a note on the back of the letter: 'By Stevens Whistler must have meant Alfred Stevens, the celebrated Belgian painter. I did not meet him.' See also JW to Stevens, 9 May 1863, #09433.