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System Number: 11114
Date: [1875/1895?][1]
Author: Marquis de Leuville[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]


[...] I should be so glad to show you my collection of pictures & biblots[4] and bric à brac. [...]


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Notes:

1.  [1875/1895?]
This date is by no means certain, but the reference to de Leuville's 'collection' could imply a date after about 1875.

2.  Marquis de Leuville
William Redivivus Oliver de Lorncourt (b. 1843), Marquis de Leuville [more]. He was living in York Terrace in London in 1881.

3.  PLfc
Sale catalogue No. 449, Maggs, London, 1924 (cat. no. 457).

4.  biblots
This should probably read 'bibelots', which is French for knick-knacks or curios.