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System Number: 02330
Date: 16 February [1899][1]
Author: Francis Howard[2]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler I70
Document Type: ALS



Feb 16

My Dear Sir

There will be a Council Meeting on Wednesday next Feb 22

You will receive with this a list of last years exhibitors

Please mark the name of those you think should be re-invited adding any others you propose should be asked to exhibit and bring or send it to the next meeting

[p. 2] At yesterdays Council Meeting the following gentlemen were proposed as honarary members[3] W M Chase, Howard Pyle, George Breitner, Daniel Vierge, Gari Melchers[,] George Hitchcock, Garcia Y Rames Gandara, and the following as members of the Executive[4] H. Muhrman[n], W Strang, Alex Roche, George Henry. It is also proposed to elect two sculptors[5] from the undermentioned Rosco Mullins. F W Pomeroy[,] A Drury, G Frampton, Goscombe John. Members unable to be present at the next meeting are requested to vote on these names by letter and also to nominate to honarary or Executive membership any other artists [p. 3] they may consider advisable

Yours faithfully

Francis Howard

[Re?] Hon Sec

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1.  16 February [1899]
Dated from the almanac and the date of the next meeting of the International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers.

2.  Francis Howard
Francis Howard (1874-1954), painter, art critic and collector [more], Secretary of the ISSPG. This letter relates to preparations for the 2nd Exhibition, Pictures, Drawings, Prints and Sculptures, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1899.

3.  honarary members
William Merritt Chase (1849-1916), painter [more]; Howard Pyle (1853-1911), illustrator, painter and author [more]; George Hendrik Breitner (1857-1923), painter, printmaker and photographer [more]; Daniel Urrabieta y Vierge (1851-1904), illustrator [more]; Julius Garibaldi ('Gari') Melchers (1860-1932), painter [more]; George Hitchcock (1850-1913), painter and illustrator [more]; José García Ramos ('García y Ramos') (1852-1912), painter and illustrator [more] and Antonio de la Gandara (1862-1917), portrait painter and pastellist [more].

4.  Executive
Henry Muhrmann (1854-1916), artist [more]; William Strang (1859-1921), painter and etcher [more]; Alexander Ignatius Roche (1863-1921), painter [more] and George F. Henry (1858-1943), landscape, portrait and decorative painter [more].

5.  sculptors
Edwin Roscoe Mullins (1849-1907), sculptor [more]; Frederick William Pomeroy (1857-1924), sculptor [more]; Alfred Drury (1859-1944), sculptor [more]; Sir George James Frampton (1860-1928), sculptor [more] and William Goscombe John (1860-1952), sculptor [more].