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Dear Mrs & Mr. Seligman

Please excuse my bad memory but I cant recall your address except it is 5th Avenue. near the Met Museum...but what street...?

How very thoughtful of you to send me your Master Drawing folder for Nov 6 to Dec 4. I wish it was old days, indeed, we would have attended, and I hope returned here with [[Carplaure ?]] self portrait. How magnificent it is!

I am still living in a sort of "happening". The latest development is that I gave to the Canada National Gallery the Portrait of a Gentleman" by Ambrosius Benson which we got from Duveen's private collection, well au-[thenticated] 



Season's Greetings
Meilleurs Voeux
Felices Fiestas
с Новым годом
[[Chinese or Japenese characters]]

but I wanted to send you a word of thanks for remembering me and to say I firmly hope to see you both again. Incidentally I am doing quite well in my silly sculpturing. I have won the 1st prizes: with this head which I call "Young Moses" when he was still an adolescent Egyptian princeling. Frightful picture of it. But doing such doodling keeps, or helps keep my sanity! or what is left of it.

If you had the patience to unravel this scribbling you will get to the only important part. I wish you both; Health Peace and Happiness in 1972. A fond thought 

- [[?]] Lynch-Staunton

12 XII 71.

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