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System Number: 08703
Date: 11 December 1886
Author: Society of British Artists[1]
Place: London
Recipient: Dowdeswell and Dowdeswell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Library of Congress
Call Number: Rare Books and Manuscripts Division
Document Type: PD




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

          _________________________________ 

             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.



[In right margin, to right of a perforated line:] 


               SMOKING CONVERSAZIONE. 
       .......................... IS INVITED 
    TO MEET THE MEMBERS OF THE SOCIETY ON 
                            SATURDAY, DEC. 11TH
   .......................................... MEMBER.

         THIS PART OF TICKET TO BE GIVEN UP.


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Notes:

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

2.  Dowdeswell & Dowdeswell
Fine Art Dealers and Publishers.

3.  Crest of a lion
The lion was designed by JW. See Crowned lion (M.1133) to Design for a lion for the RBA (M.1136).