Documents associated with: 64th Annual Exhibition, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1887
Record 26 of 31
[...] Mr. L. Patmore [sic] will see to the making of the Catalogue as you desire.
The Committee thought this morning that there might be a second room for water colors - this is now found to be impossible - therefore your picture (just arrived) will be really rather a difficulty to us, and I am sure you will understand how it is that we cannot even find for it a proper place. [...]
JW was elected President of the SBA in 1886 and took office in December. This letter may be referring to arrangements for Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1886-1887, or 64th Annual Exhibition, Royal Society of British Artists, London, 1887.
Published in Grasberger catalogue, Philadelphia, c. 1926 (cat. no. 45), and described as 'Autograph Letter Signed 1½ pp., 12 mm.' for sale at £32.50. The original has not been located, and Grasberger did not give the full text. However, a typescript letter copy of a text almost identical appears at #11293.