UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 00598
Date: 9 December 1891
Author: Thomas Stirling Lee[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler C99
Document Type: ALS[2]


CHELSEA ARTS CLUB,
181, KINGS ROAD. S. W.

Dec. 9th 1891

Dear Sir

The Council of the above Club request the honour of your presence on the evening of Decr. 19th at ten o'clock, that the members may outwardly show their appreciation of the distinction confer[r]ed on you by the French Government in acquiring your Picture[3] for the State.

They also request the pleasure [p. 2] of the company of any Friend you may wish to bring.

Believe [me?],
Yours faithfully

Thos Stirling Lee

[J McNeill] Whistler Eqre


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Notes:

1.  Thomas Stirling Lee
Thomas Stirling Lee (1856-1916), sculptor [more].

2.  ALS
The bottom of the page has been torn off, probably with no loss of text.

3.  Picture
Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101).