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System Number: 08080
Date: [1/7 April 1886?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: Albert Ludovici[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Manuscript Division, Pennell-Whistler Collection, PWC 2/18/10
Document Type: ALS


BEEFSTEAK CLUB,
KING WILLIAM STREET,
STRAND, W. C.

My dear Ludovici -

It is Friday as you have doubtless heard that we all meet - and by that time I hope you will have whipped up all the fellows to vote for Starr[3] & Harper Pennington[4] -

Ingram[5] has promised -

Don't forget East[6] - and George Munn[7] - .

Tout[8] à vous

[butterfly signature]


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Notes:

1.  [1/7 April 1886?]
Dated from reference to Starr.

2.  Albert Ludovici
Albert Ludovici, Jr (1852-1932), painter [more].

3.  Starr
Sidney Starr (1866 or 1867-1925), painter [more]. JW was attempting to gather support for the election of Starr to the Society of British Artists. According to the Minutes of the Society, Starr was successfully elected a member on Friday, 9 April 1886.

4.  Harper Pennington
Robert Goodloe Harper Pennington (1854-1920), artist [more], was not elected.

5.  Ingram
William Ayerst Ingram (1855-1913), marine and landscape painter [more].

6.  East
Alfred East (1849-1913), landscape painter and etcher [more].

7.  George Munn
George Frederick Munn (1852-1907), painter and sculptor [more].

8.  Tout
Fr., all yours.