The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03982
Date: 3 May 1889
Author: William Hurrell Mallock[1]
Place: Austria
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler M254
Document Type: ALS

Schloss Körmend
Ungarn -
Austria -

May 3d. 1889.

Mr W. H. Mallock presents his compliments to Mr W. Christian Symonds [sic], and regrets that having only received his letters after a long delay, he was unable to express his inability to be present at the dinner[3] given to Mr. Whistler, before the day on which it took place.

W. Christian Symonds Esqre
55 Park Road
Haverstock Hill.

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W. Christian Symonds Esq.
55 Park Road
Haverstock Hill
London - N. W.
England -
[stamp:] 10 / MAGYAR KIR POSTA
[postmark:] KORMEND / 89 / [MA / 3?]
[postmark on verso:] LONDON. N. W. / Z 7 / MY 6 / 89

'W. H. Mallock'[4]


1.  William Hurrell Mallock
William Hurrell Mallock (1849-1923), author and critic [more].

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

3.  dinner
A dinner, to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons.

4.  'W. H. Mallock'
Written in another hand, in pencil.