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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09323
Date: 17 March 1890
Author: Phil May[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: ALS[2]


TELEGRAPHIC ADDRESS : DIGRAPH, LONDON

TELEPHONE NO. 2676

ART DEPARTMENT.

"THE DAILY GRAPHIC,"
MILFORD HOUSE, MILFORD LANE,
STRAND, LONDON, W. C.

March 17 1890

Dear Mr Whistler

I am very anxious to become a member of the new Chelsea Art club[3]

I wish you would have my name put up - and if you think that I am eligible use your influence to have me elected

Believe me
Yours Sincerely

Phil May

J. M. Whistler Esq


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Notes:

1.  Phil May
Philip ('Phil') William May (1864-1903), cartoonist [more].

2.  ALS
Facsimile published in Cross, Tom, Artists and Bohemians: 100 Years with the Chelsea Arts Club, London, 1992, p. 39.

3.  Chelsea Art club
Phil May was elected a member of Chelsea Arts Club in July 1891, according to Cross (who misdates the letter '1896').