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System Number: 03344
Date: [4 October 1893][1]
Author: JW
Place: Paris
Recipient: Thomas Robert Way[2]
Place: London
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 101
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS[3]


110. Rue du Bac. Paris.

My dear Tom -

How are you getting on with the proofs[4]? - I am sending you some new things in a day or two I hope - and a lot of beautiful paper -

You know I am greatly pleased with this last printing[5] and think it has never been better - Say this with kindest regards to your Father[6] -

[butterfly signature]


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Envelope:

To
Thomas Way Junr.
21. Wellington Street -
Strand
London -
Angleterre
[stamp:] POSTE / 10 / REPUBLIQUE FRANCAISE
[postmark:] PARIS - 80 / R. DU BAC / 7E 4 / OCT / 93
[postmark:] LONDON W.C. / C.X. / BA / OC 5 / 93


Notes:

1.  [4 October 1893]
Dated from the postmark. '4 Oct 93' is written in pencil, in another hand, on p. 1.

2.  Thomas Robert Way
Thomas Robert Way (1861-1913), printer, lithographer and painter [more].

3.  ALS
Published in Spink, Nesta R., The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, gen. eds Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi, Chicago, 1998, vol. 2, p. 64, no. 47.

4.  proofs
Way recorded printing five sets of four lithographs on 2 October: The Marketplace, Vitré (C.62), Vitré: The Canal (C.63), Gabled Roofs (C.64), The Clock-Makers, Paimpol (C.65); see Spink, Nesta R., The Lithographs of James McNeill Whistler, gen. eds Harriet K. Stratis and Martha Tedeschi, Chicago, 1998, apps. I.3, II.4, entries for 2 October 1893.

5.  printing
See #03341.

6.  Father
Thomas Way (1837-1915), lithographic printer [more].