Saturday Feb. 16. '89. 1. p. m.
The Bailie [sic], 14 Exchange Square, Glasgow.
Had sent telegram to Institute to following effect Shameful imposition critics ridiculous 'tis their nature to as Doctor Watts beautifuly [sic] puts it but how could your Painters look at my Mother's portrait and believe other possible brutal frame enough God knows please send photograph and deny officially in papers immediately thank Hamilton Maxwell Whistler Publish above please Maxwell sent me sketch of blatant bogus business Titles on back of canvas: "A Reverie" - "Daybreak" - "Dispersing Night melting into Day"
Written by Charles James Whistler Hanson (1870-1935), engineer, son of JW and Louisa Fanny Hanson [more], following up a wire to R. Walker (#03522). This was published on 20 February 1889 in The Bailie (see #00233).
Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts.
The remainder is written by JW. These paintings were not by JW, although shown under his name in the 28th Exhibition of Works of Modern Artists, Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts, Glasgow, 1889 (cat. no. 472).