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Royall Tyler to Mildred Barnes Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss, August 8, 1938

1938 Aug 8

Cable

Paris

Robert Woods Bliss

3101 R St NW.

WashDC

Strongly advise superb lion and Phocas braceletsBZ.1938.64–65 and BZ.1938.66. and ravishing network necklaceBZ.1938.67. photos sent end June. Perfect preservation. Kaleb unable obtain any reduction price demanded but reduces his own commission to fifty pounds. Total price to you thus twelve hundred. OwnersKhawam Brothers, an antiquities business that was founded in Cairo in 1862 by Sélim Khawam. shortly returning Egypt. Please cable Kaleb immediately. Bill left bank Saturday very happy. Landing Boston September 24.William Royall Tyler was interested in enrolling in the museum studies program at the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University. He was offered the position of unremunerated assistant with post-graduate tuition free.

 
Associated People: William Royall Tyler
Associated Things: Kalebdjian Frères
Associated Artworks: BZ.1938.64–65; BZ.1938.66; BZ.1938.67