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Lindsay Houses, Chelsea, by Old Battersea bridge
['inviting him and his brother to "come round ... and we will have a cocktail", commenting on the novelty of this idea ("quelque chose de cette annee!"), promising to show him his sketch for the "Japanese gold girl", and regretting that all this week they have not had a smoke together']
1. [March/September 1872]
Dated by the reference to the 'Japanese gold girl' (see below).
Summary with partial text of the original letter (not located). Sold at Sotheby's, London, 6 February 1973, lot 338 and described as an A.L.s., 1 1/4 pages, 8vo.
4. quelque chose de cette annee
Fr., something of this year.
5. Japanese gold girl
On 20 March 1872, JW was commissioned to design a mosaic figure of a 'Japanese art worker' for South Kensington Museum (#05518). It was never completed but there are several related drawings: see Gold Girl (M.461).