UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 05268
Date: 24 November 1884
Author: Thomas Edward Roberts[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler R164
Document Type: MsLS[2]


INCORPORATED SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS.
[circular crest with lion:] SBA

SUFFOLK STREET, PALL MALL EAST, S. W.

Nov 24 1884

Dear Sir

I am instructed by the Council to inform you that by a resolution[3] 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[4] 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
Yours faithfully

p. p. Thos Roberts

[SBA?] Secry

J. McNeal [sic] Whistler Esq.


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Notes:

1.  Thomas Edward Roberts
Thomas Edward Roberts (1820-1902), painter and engraver [more].

2.  MsLS
The signature and postscript appears to differ slightly from the rest of the handwriting.

3.  resolution
See SBA Minutes, 17 November 1884 (#13130).

4.  Exhibition
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.