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System Number: 07931
Date: [March 1885?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London?]
Recipient: Walter Dowdeswell[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 1/28/1
Document Type: ALS

Dear Mr Dowdeswell -

Do send the van here tomorrow as early as you like to take my 'Sarasate[3]' to the British Artists -

I would have come to see you before but have been awfuly [sic] pressed and write this now in great haste - However soon - What do you say that is pleasant? -

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1.  [March 1885?]
Dated from reference to the Society of British Artists (see note below).

2.  Walter Dowdeswell
Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), art dealer [more].

3.  Sarasate
Arrangement in Black: Portrait of Señor Pablo de Sarasate (YMSM 315). The picture portrayed Pablo de Sarasate y Navascues (1844-1908), violinist [more]. It was about to be exhibited at 62nd Annual Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1885, together with seven Dutch seascapes and Arrangement in Grey: Portrait of Master Stephen Manuel (YMSM 321).