Freer Meets Whistler in London
Charles Lang Freer meets artist James McNeill Whistler for the first time at Whistler's house on Tite Street in London, England. Freer asks Whistler to provide him with early impressions of his etchings. After this meeting, Freer becomes a friend of Whistler and a major collector of his work.
Chronology of Smithsonian History
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