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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 07405
Date: [23 January 1885][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Walter Théodore Watts-Dunton[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1393
Document Type: PD


        '23 Jan 1885'[3]
MR WHISTLER'S
"TEN O'CLOCK".
PRINCE'S HALL, PICCADILLY.
ON THE EVENING OF FEB. 20.     '1885[4]'
CARRIAGES AT 11.
          '43'
[butterfly signature]
TICKETS CAN BE OBTAINED AT ALL THE LIBRARIES.


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Notes:

1.  [23 January 1885]
Dated from note added at top of invitation.

2.  '23 Jan 1885'
Added in upper right-hand corner, in pencil, in an unknown hand.

3.  Walter Théodore Watts-Dunton
Walter Theodore Watts (later Watts-Dunton) (1832-1914), solicitor, novelist and poet [more]. The 'Ten O'Clock Lecture' was JW's major public statement of his aesthetic ideas. After the Prince's Hall event the lecture was repeated at several other venues, including Oxford and Cambridge. This invitation probably relates to JW to T. Watts-Dunton, #07403.

4.  '1885'
Year date and encircled number '43' (below) inserted in right-hand margin, in pencil, in another hand.