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System Number: 07133
Date: 21 March 1889
Author: Archibald Stuart Wortley[1]
Place: London
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MSWhistler W1122
Document Type: ALS

5, Cromwell Place,
S. W.

Mar. 21. / 89

My dear Sir -

I have today seen Mr Underdown[3] - & am authorized by him to say that he will have great pleasure in taking the Chair at the dinner[4] to Mr Whistler [p. 2] on May 1st - His full address is

Em E. M. Underdown Esq Q. C.
35. Onslow Gardens
S. W.

& I think it wd be well if you would post to him without delay a list of the Committee, & an invitation to suggest any names [p. 3] that may occur to him as likely to be welcome acquisitions to the dinner list -

yrs faithfully

Arch. S. Wortley

This document is protected by copyright.


W. Christian Symonds [sic] Esq -
55, Park Road
Haverstock Hill
N. W.
A. S. W.
[postmark:] LONDON S. W. / B7 / MR 22 / 89
[postmark on verso:] LONDON-N. W. / O A / MR22 / 89

'A. S. Wortley[5]'


1.  Archibald Stuart Wortley
Archibald James Stuart-Wortley (1849-1905), painter, first President of the Society of Portrait Painters [more].

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  Mr Underdown
Emmanuel Maguire Underdown (1831-1913), barrister [more].

4.  dinner
Held in honour of JW at the Criterion on 1 May 1889.

5.  Wortley
Written in another hand in pencil.