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[[left-hand side of sheet]] Chicago though it might have been Louisville) that they didn't want portraits. I am pretty sure the Faculty would not let the Gross Picture go now that Gross is dead. How about the portrait of Prof. Wallace? I do not forget your sketch. Only I havent got one now that I care to give you. My best ones were all given away, some to unworthy people, others were covered up. When I give you a sketch I want it to be good. Is your mother's address the same? I should like to call on her before I see you Yours truly Thomas Eakins. [[right-hand side of sheet]] [[cancellation stamps and postage stamp]] Mr. John L. Wallace Artist [[unreadable]] Mr. John L. Wallace, Artist 155 Wash(ington) St. Chicago, Illinois (Art Institute crossed out)
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