The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Documents associated with: marriage (JW and BW)
Record 13 of 57

System Number: 09512
Date: [11 August 1888?][1]
Author: Frederick Keppel[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: [unknown]
Document Type: PLfc[3]

One Whistler more, one Godwin[4] less,
Two artists wed this day;
Long may you each the other bless,
So prays your friend F. K.

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1.  [11 August 1888?]
Dated from reference to JW's marriage to Beatrix Whistler (1857-1896), née Beatrice Philip, artist [more].

2.  Frederick Keppel
Frederick Keppel (1845-1912), New York print dealer [more].

3.  PLfc
Keppel recorded that he wrote this note above a press-cutting from the New York Herald announcing JW's marriage and sent it to him. Published in Keppel, Frederick, The Gentle Art of Resenting Injuries; being some Unpublished Correspondence Addressed to the Author of 'The Gentle Art of Making Enemies', New York, 1904, p. 7.

4.  Godwin
Beatrix Whistler was formerly married to Edward William Godwin (1833-1886), architect and designer [more].