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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00651
Date: [1889?][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Mabel Collins[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C152
Document Type: ALdS


BEEFSTEAK CLUB.

You are charming, and like the brook! - Pray consider me as always as in correspondence with you both - the "Flower[3]" - and "Miss Mabel Collins"!

[butterfly signature]


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Notes:

1.  [1889?]
Dated by signature, and by the address of the Tower House, Tite Street, on another copy of this letter (#08088).

2.  Mabel Collins
Mabel Collins (1851-1927), journalist and theosophist [more], was a member of the Theosophical society, and her ideas may well have interested JW. In this letter, JW's style of writing is deliberately obscure.

3.  Flower
Mabel Collins published a novel, In The Flower of her Youth (London, 1883).