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System Number: 12698
Date: 11 December 1886
Author: Society of British Artists[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Walter Dowdeswell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: Ms/PD




            THE SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS 
  REQUEST THAT THEY MAY HAVE THE HONOR OF THE COMPANY OF

                Mr. Walter Dowdeswell

             AT A SMOKING CONVERSAZIONE.
TO BE GIVEN IN THEIR GALLERIES IN SUFFOLK STREET, ON 

                                [Crest of a lion[3]] 

SATURDAY EVENING, DEC. 11TH 1886.            8 O'CLOCK.


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Notes:

1.  The Society of British Artists
JW was President of the SBA.

2.  Walter Dowdeswell
Walter Dowdeswell (1858-1929), art dealer [more].

3.  Crest of a lion
The rectangular cartouche with a lion was designed by JW (see Crowned lion (M.1133), Crowned lion (M.1134), Crowned lion (M.1135) and Design for a lion for the RBA (M.1136).