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System Number: 11530
Date: [1/14 March 1892?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: David Croal Thomson[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC
Document Type: Ms/AD[3]

May 8. 1882
May 1. 1884

'Mrs Arnold-Forster[5],
9 Evelyn Gardens,
South Kensington.

Mrs O'Brien[6],
106 Ebury St.
S. W.'

[p. 2] 'Graham Petrie[7] 52 Glebe Place. Chelsea

Mrs Reginald Blunt[8]. Glebe House, Glebe Place

Destournel[9] Constant -

French Embassy

German Emby -

Gov. New. U S Consul -

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1.  [1/14 March 1892?]
This list may relate to the private View of Nocturnes, Marines and Chevalet Pieces, Boussod, Valadon & Cie, Goupil Gallery, London, 1892. This took place on the 19 March.

2.  David Croal Thomson
David Croal Thomson (1855-1930), art dealer [more].

3.  Ms/AD
Written mostly in unknown hands, except for the Times references, and the last four lines. '203' is written at the bottom of each page, and '3d?' at the top of p. 1, in another hand.

4.  Times
JW was collecting press-cuttings for possible use in the 1892 exhibition catalogue. These two newspapers contained reviews, the first, of the 6th Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1882 (Times, 8 May 1882, p. 5), and the second of the 8th Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1884, discussing Arrangement in Black: La Dame au brodequin jaune - Portrait of Lady Archibald Campbell (YMSM 242) (cat. no. 150) , 'which this fantastic painter has condescended to make a little more generally attractive than usual.' (Times, 1 May 1884, p. 6).

5.  Mrs Arnold-Forster
Mrs Arnold-Forster, possibly née Mary Story-Maskelyne, wife of Hugh Oakeley Arnold-Forster (1855-1909), politician.

6.  Mrs O'Brien
Mrs O'Brien, unidentified.

7.  Graham Petrie
Graham Petrie (1859-1940), artist [more].

8.  Mrs Reginald Blunt
Victoria Elizabeth Blunt (m. 1885, d. 1925), née de Guérard, wife of Reginald Blunt (1857-1944), historian and writer.

9.  Destournel
Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant (1852-1924), diplomat [more].