The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Documents associated with: marriage (JW and BW)
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System Number: 10611
Date: [12/26 August 1888?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London?]
Recipient: Thomas Waldo Story[2]
Place: [Rome?]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]

[...] 'The fascinating Widdie'[4] and I are now the Whistlers, [...] people who really were meant for each other from the beginning. [...]

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1.  [12/26 August 1888?]
Dated from the time of JW's marriage (see note below).

2.  Waldo Story
Thomas Waldo Story (1854-1915), sculptor [more].

3.  PLfc
This partial transcription is taken from Pennell, Elizabeth Robins, The Art of Whistler, by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, with Joseph Pennell …, New York, Modern Library, 1928, p. 192.

4.  'The fascinating Widdie'
Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more]. The Whistlers were married on 11 August 1888.