The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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System Number: 03318
Date: [2 June 1886][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell[2]
Place: London
Repository: Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Call Number: FGA Whistler 2
Credit Line: Charles Lang Freer Papers, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.: Gift of the Estate of Charles Lang Freer
Document Type: ALS


The telegram[3] I only received tonight - too late to answer - but of course I shall come - 7.30? -

They have made me President of the Society of British Artists[4] -


[butterfly signature]

454. Fulham Road -

This document is protected by copyright.


The Lady Collin [sic] Campbell -
2. Victoria Mansions
[stamp:] [illegible]
[postmark:] [...] / JU 2 / 86
[postmark on verso:] [illegible]


1.  [2 June 1886]
Dated from postmark.

2.  Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell
Gertrude Elizabeth Campbell (1857-1911), née Blood, Lady Colin Campbell, writer, art critic and amateur artist [more].

3.  telegram
Not located.

4.  Society of British Artists
JW was elected President on 1 June 1886.