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System Number: 01253
Date: 18 July 1892
Author: Marcus Bourne Huish[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler F185
Document Type: ALS


[embossed head of Minerva in an oval with words:] THE ART JOURNAL

294, CITY ROAD, LONDON, E. C.

July 18. 1892

Sir,

Years Art 1892

A feature of this volume will be portraits of some of the principal Etchers.

I should esteem it a favour if you would allow yours[2] to be included & for this purpose lend me a photograph of yourself -

I am yours failly

Marcus B Huish


[p. 2] 

.30,-.
               2 - .
         50 - 50 -

               2

                    5.



                        40.


              [4?] -  -

[Four pen and ink sketches[3]]


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Notes:

1.  Marcus Bourne Huish
Marcus Bourne Huish (1843 - d.1921), barrister, writer and art dealer, Director of the Fine Art Society [more].

2.  yours
JW's portrait did not appear in The Year's Art of 1892, although many of his fellow artists were featured.

3.  [p. 2]
The numerical notes on page two are probably by JW, and are randomly written across page and may not be sums. Written in purple ink.

4.  sketches
Designs of figures, a fish, and marine life by Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more], possibly related to B. Whistler, Illustrations to F. van Eeden, 'Little Johannes' (z225). Drawn in purple ink.