The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03506
Date: 12 November [1888][1]
Author: Charles James Whistler Hanson[2]
Place: [London]
Recipient: Royal Society of British Artists[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler LB 7/37
Document Type: ALd

post card. Nov. 12.

Nov. 12

Mr W. is of opinion that whatever be the threats, you should not pay the Society's call before the Meeting at the Tower House has taken place, when means of avoiding this measure will amongst other things be discussed

C. H.

private secretary,

The above letter and Post Card sent to:—

Nelson, MacLean[4]. [tick] C. Wyllie[5] [tick]
Ludovici - Jun.[6] [tick]  A. F. Grace[7] [tick]
Starr[8]. [tick]           J. D. Watson[9] [tick]
Francis E. James[10] [tick] J. J. Shannon[11] [tick]
Rixon[12] [tick]            Patten[13] [tick]
Aubrey Hunt[14] [tick]      Macnab[15] [tick]
Lindner[16] [tick]          Thornley[17] [tick]
Giradot[18] [tick]          Hood[19] [tick]
Max Ludby[20] [tick]        Law[21] [tick]
Arthur Hill[22] [tick]      Macculloch[23] [tick]
Llewellyn[24] [tick]        J. E. Grace[25]. [tick]
                              letter & postcard in one letter -
Symons[26] [tick]           Menpes[27]   }
Stevens[28] [tick]          Whistler } not sent
                                Story - Waldo[29] [tick]

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1.  12 November [1888]
Dated from sequence of letters in letterbook (see #03505).

2.  Charles James Whistler Hanson
Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more].

3.  Royal Society of British Artists
This is a follow-up to his letter of 10 November (#03505). It lists JW's supporters, who resigned when JW was forced to resign as President of the RBA on 4 June 1888.

4.  Nelson, MacLean
Thomas Nelson MacLean (1845-1894), sculptor [more].

5.  C. Wyllie
Charles William Wyllie (1853-1923), land and seascape painter [more].

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

7.  A. F. Grace
Alfred Fitzwalter Grace (1844-1903), landscape and portrait painter [more].

8.  Starr
Sidney Starr (1866 or 1867-1925), painter [more].

9.  J. D. Watson
John Dawson Watson (1832-1892), painter and illustrator [more].

10.  Francis E. James
Francis Edward James (1849-1920), landscape painter [more].

11.  J. J. Shannon
James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), genre and portrait painter [more].

12.  Rixon
William Augustus Rixon (fl. 1880-1936), landscape painter [more].

13.  Patten
William Patten, unidentified.

14.  Aubrey Hunt
Edmund Aubrey Hunt (1855-1922), landscape and rural painter [more].

15.  Macnab
Peter Macnab (d. 1900), landscape and rustic genre painter [more].

16.  Lindner
Moffat Peter Lindner (1852-1949), landscape and watercolour painter [more].

17.  Thornley
Charles Thornely (b. ca 1832- after 1898), painter of river and coastal scenes [more].

18.  Giradot
Ernest Gustave Girardot (1840-1904), genre and portrait painter [more].

19.  Hood
George Percy Jacomb Hood (1857-1929), genre painter and graver [more].

20.  Max Ludby
Max Ludby (1858-1943), landscape and genre painter and engraver [more].

21.  Law
David Law (1831-1901), RBA treasurer, painter and etcher [more].

22.  Arthur Hill
Arthur Hill (fl. 1858-1893), landscape, genre and portrait painter [more].

23.  Macculloch
George McCulloch (d. 1915), landscape painter [more].

24.  Llewellyn
Sir William Samuel Henry Llewellyn (1858-1941), artist [more].

25.  J. E. Grace
James Edward Grace (1851-1908), landscape painter and illustrator [more].

26.  Symons
Arthur William Symons (1865-1945), poet, critic and editor [more].

27.  Menpes
Mortimer Luddington Menpes (1860-1938), artist [more].

28.  Stevens
Alfred Émile-Léopold Stevens (1823-1906), history and portrait painter [more].

29.  Story - Waldo
Thomas Waldo Story (1854-1915), sculptor [more].