UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12590
Date: [11 March 1885][1]
Author: Henry Babbington Smith[2]
Place: [Cambridge]
Recipient: [unknown]
Repository: Trinity College Library, Cambridge
Document Type: PD


'39[3]'

INNER CIRCLE.          L6
FINE ART SOCIETY.
AT THE
THEATRE ROYAL,
(BY KIND PERMISSION OF MR. W. B. REDFARN,)
MR. J. MCNEIL [sic] WHISTLERS' LECTURE[4],
ON WEDNESDAY, 11TH MARCH, 1885,
AT 8.30 P.M.


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Notes:

1.  [11 March 1885]
This is the date of the lecture, printed on the ticket.

2.  Henry Babbington Smith
Henry Babington Smith (1863-1923), civil servant and financier [more]. Smith co-ordinated ticket sales for the lecture.

3.  '39'
Written at top of sheet in another hand.

4.  LECTURE
JW's 'Ten O'Clock Lecture,' his major public statement of his aesthetic ideas. He first delivered the lecture in London on 20 February 1885 at the Prince's Hall, Piccadilly. He would repeat it several times over the next six years, including this occasion at Cambridge. A version of the text of the lecture may be found at #06791.