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Documents associated with: Exhibition, Arrangement in Brown and Gold
Record 11 of 15

System Number: 08596
Date: [28 April 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: [Charles William] Dowdeswell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: ALS


The Vale -

Dear Mr Dowdeswell -

I had hoped to see you long before now - or would have written -

Can't you come down tomorrow morning as you propose and see me before you go to town? - I want to talk to you[3] about the studio and many things -

[butterfly signature]


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Envelope:

C. M. Dowdeswell Esq.
Brantwood House
near - Clapham Common
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON S. W. / 7 / AP 28 / 86


Notes:

1.  [28 April 1886]
Dated from postmark.

2.  [Charles William] Dowdeswell
Probably Charles William Dowdeswell (1832-1915), art dealer [more].

3.  talk to you
JW's solo exhibition, 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886, would open on 29 April. The works included 75 oils, watercolours, pastels and drawings and a catalogue designed by JW. See also other correspondence about preparations for the exhibition, including JW to M. C. Salaman, [26 April 1886], #10887, to C. W. Dowdeswell, [5/9 April 1886], #08639, to W. Dowdeswell, [26 April 1886], #08615.