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The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 09432
Date: [April 1889?][1]
Author: JW
Place: [London]
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Published
Document Type: PLfc[3]


[Sending a list of names, including Bret Harte[4]]

[J. A. McN. Whistler[5]]


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Notes:

1.  [April 1889?]
A dinner, to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons. JW took an active part in promoting it and deciding who should or should not be invited.

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  PLfc
Published in Grasberger sale catalogue, c. 1926, p. 16, cat. no. 34, described as an 'Autograph Letter Signed, 2 1/2 pp. 12mo, undated, with envelope' for sale at $15.00.

4.  Bret Harte
Francis Bret Harte (1836-1902), writer [more].

5.  J. A. McN. Whistler
Although the item is catalogued under JW's full name, at this date he would usually have signed himself 'J. McN. Whistler'.