The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 13270
Date: 14 June 1867
Author: Rodolph Nicholson Wornum[1]
Place: London
Recipient: JW
Place: [London]
Repository: Victoria & Albert Museum, National Art Library, London
Call Number: MSL/1952/1353/4/5/6
Document Type: MsLc

Burlington Fine Arts Club
177 Piccadilly

June 14th 1867.


Your note of this date will be submitted to the Committee at the next meeting.

Your Obedient Servant

R. N. Wornum

J. A. Whistler Esq.

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1.  Rodolph Nicholson Wornum
Ralph Nicholson Wornum (1812-1877), history painter [more]. This relates to JW's recent quarrel with Francis Seymour Haden (1818-1910), surgeon and etcher, JW's brother-in-law [more], which led to his alleged assault on Haden in a Paris café. As a result, Haden campaigned for JW to be excluded from the Club (see JW's account of Haden's allegations in his letter to L. Huth, #02240). See also #12978.