The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 05056
Date: 15 May 1898
Author: Dighton Macnaghten Probyn[1]
Place: Sandringham, Norfolk
Recipient: JW
Place: [Paris]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler P696
Document Type: ALS


May 15th /98

Dear Mr. Whistler

Thanks for your letter[2] which has been forwarded to me here -

I am sorry to say The Prince[3] finds that he will not be able to visit your New Gallery[4] either tomorrow [p. 2] or next day, but H. R. H. hopes to be able to look in and see the pictures &c some day later on -


D. M. Probyn.

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1.  Dighton Macnaghten Probyn
Sir Dighton Macnaghten Probyn (1833-1924), Secretary to the Prince of Wales [more].

2.  letter
See JW to D. M. Probyn, 12 May 1898, #09351.

3.  The Prince
Albert Edward Saxe-Coburg (1841-1910), H.R.H. The Prince of Wales [more].

4.  New Gallery
The Exhibition of International Art, International Society of Sculptors, Painters and Gravers, London, 1898, the first exhibition organised by the newly formed society. It had just opened at the Prince's Skating Rink, Knightsbridge.