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System Number: 11457
Recipient: William Wilde
Repository: Library of Congress, Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection
Call Number: PWC 106
Document Type: PLfc
[invitation to breakfast]
The recipient probably knew JW during the same period as his brother, Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wilde (1854-1900), writer, critic and playwright [more]; however, the letter may date from slightly later.
Catalogue of Books, John and Edward Bumpus Ltd, 350 Oxford St, London, W, 1913, (no item number), includes a copy of International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, International Memorial to James McNeill Whistler by Auguste Rodin, London, 1905, described as: 'With autograph letter inserted, inviting to breakfast Mr Willie Wilde, signed with the Butterfly'. The sale catalogue is in the Library of Congress (PWC 106).