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System Number: 09509
Date: 29 April [1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Lord and Lady Wolseley[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Hove Reference Library, Hove, East Sussex
Call Number: WA. 80
Document Type: PD/Ms


MR WHISTLER REQUESTS THAT HE MAY HAVE THE HONOR OF THE COMPANY OF
Lord & Lady Wolseley
AT A PRIVATE VIEW OF
PAINTINGS - "VARIOUS"
"NOTES" - "HARMONIES" - "NOCTURNES"

THURSDAY APRIL 29TH

MESSRS DOWDESWELLS GALLERIES
133. NEW BOND ST.
TWO DOORS FROM THE GROSVENOR GALLERY

[butterfly signature]

"ARRANGEMENT IN BROWN AND GOLD[3]".


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

'W 1a[4]'

To
The Lady Wolseley
6. Hill Street.
Berkley Square
W.

[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] CHARING CROSS / AP29 / 86


Notes:

1.  29 April [1886]
Year dated from postmark.

2.  Lord and Lady Wolseley
Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833-1913), 1st Viscount Wolseley, army officer [more], and Louisa, Lady Wolseley (d. 1920), née Erskine, wife of G. J. Wolseley [more].

3.  ARRANGEMENT IN BROWN AND GOLD
This is an invitation to the preview of JW's solo exhibition, 'Notes' - 'Harmonies' - 'Nocturnes', Second Series, Messrs Dowdeswell, London, 1886. The works included 75 oils, watercolours, pastels and drawings and a catalogue designed by JW. The gallery was decorated in a scheme of brown and gold.

4.  'W 1a'
Written in another hand.