System Number: 05268
Date: 24 November 1884
Author: Thomas Edward Roberts
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R164
Document Type: MsLS
INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.
[circular crest with lion:] SBA
SUFFOLK STREET, PALL MALL EAST, S. W.
Nov 24 1884
I am instructed by the Council to inform you that by a resolution of of [sic] the Society you are invited to become a member, and that upon notifying your acceptance of the invitation you will be at once entitled to the rights and privileges of membership.
I may add that the Exhibition is now hung [p. 2] and open to members.
The private view will take place on Saturday next, have you any communication with which to favour me respecting the Catalogue which goes to press on Wednesday morning
I am, dear Sir
p. p. Thos Roberts
J. McNeal [sic] Whistler Esq.
The signature and postscript appears to differ slightly from the rest of the handwriting.
JW exhibited Arrangement in Black, No. 2: Portrait of Mrs Louis Huth (YMSM 125) and A Little Red Note: Dordrecht (M.969) at Winter Exhibition, Society of British Artists, London, 1884-1885.