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Record 39 of 43
System Number: 09006
Recipient: Samuel Bing
Repository: Essex Institute, Salem, MA
Call Number: MSS 0.340
Document Type: ALS
110. Rue du Bac -
My dear Mr. Bing -
Mind you deliver this note I send you to Mrs. Gardner - and she will make your visit to Boston a triumph and perhaps she may make the Museum give you up all the bronzes! -
You see the address is Boston - ! But Boston really is Mrs. Jack Gardner! -
Bon voyage! mon [p. 2] cher Monsieur Bing - et revenez nous conter tout ça!
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Dated from the butterfly signature.
2. Samuel Bing
Siegfried ('Samuel') Bing (1838-1905), Paris art dealer and specialist in oriental art [more].
3. Mrs. Gardner
Isabella Stewart Gardner (1840-1924), née Stewart, collector [more]. The note to Mrs Gardner is untraced.
Perhaps the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, founded in 1870.
'Bon ... tout ça!', Fr., a good voyage! my dear Mr Bing - and come back and tell us all about it.