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Record 4 of 27
System Number: 12977
Date: 10 July 1868
Recipient: Committee of the Burlington Club
Repository: Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Call Number: National Art Library, PC12/6 MSL/1952/1353/4/1 and 2
Document Type: ALS
July. 10. -
2 Lindsey Row -
I have always felt it due to yourselves that you should have the enclosed copy of a letter to the Marquis d'Azeglio - but have hitherto found no time to attend to it - For this pray accept my apologies -
I have Gentlemen
the honor to be
your Obedient Servant.
J. A. McN. Whistler -
the gentlemen of
the committee of the
Burlington Club -
The Hon. Secretary
Burlington Fine Arts Club
[three illegible stamps]
[postmark:] 'L[ONDON] /JY 11/ 68'
1. Committee of the Burlington Club
The Burlington Fine Arts Club was a club for artists and connoisseurs, founded in c. June 1866. Its committee included William Boxall (1800-1879), portrait painter, Director of the National Gallery [more], Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], and Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-1877), history painter [more].
'Communication .... Committee' is written in another hand, and the address in a third hand.