The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 12963
Date: [13 December 1867][1]
Author: Rodolph Nicholson Wornum[2]
Place: London
Recipient: [Burlington Fine Arts Club?][3]
Place: London
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: National Art Library, PC12/6 MSL/1952/1353/2/6/5
Document Type: AD

That, at this very late period of the year 1867, when the annual subscription to the Club is just about to expire, it is inexpedient to take any further steps in the present matter.

lost -

Mr Tibbs[4]

Mr Scott[5]

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1.  [13 December 1867]
Dated from reference to Burlington Fine Arts Club.

2.  Rodolph Nicholson Wornum
Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-1877), history painter [more].

3.  Burlington Fine Arts Club
The Burlington Club was a club for artists and connoisseurs. It was founded in c. June 1866 and located at 177 Piccadilly. Its committee included Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], Richard Fisher (d. 1890), Fellow and Curator of the Society of Painter-Etchers [more] and Vittorio Emanuelle Taparelli (1816-1890), Marquis D'Azeglio, Sardinian Ambassador and collector [more] (President). This is part of a motion to withdraw JW's membership which took place at a meeting of the club on 13 December 1867.

4.  Mr Tibbs
Henry Virtue Tebbs (b. ca 1846), solicitor, proctor and notary [more].

5.  Mr Scott
William Bell Scott (1811-1890), history painter and graver, and poet [more].