Documents associated with: Lushington, Godfrey
Record 13 of 15
System Number: 01847
Date:  September 1887
Recipient: Godfrey Lushington
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G212
Document Type: MsLcS
INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.
[circular crest with lion and initials:] SBA
SUFFOLK STREET, PALL MALL EAST, S. W.
I have the honour to return herewith the memorial to H. M. The Queen, with the page referred to in letter (B1676/5), replaced by one newly engrossed, in which the proper alterations have been made
Pray accept again my warmest thanks for the considerate kindness & courtesy you have extended to me in this matter, &
Believe me to be,
[p. 2] J. McNeill. Whistler
1.  September 1887
Dated from context of correspondence.
Written by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more]. Signed by JW. The letter is written at right angles to the heading. This is one of two copies (#01848).
4. memorial to H. M. The Queen
During her Jubilee Year, JW sent a Memorial to the Queen requesting that the Society of British Artists be called 'Imperial'. This was then amended to read 'Royal'. The SBA received a Royal Charter, thus becoming the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA).