Documents associated with: honours, Cross of St Michael
Record 9 of 33
System Number: 00337
Date: [c. 3/7 February 1889]
Recipient: Joseph Edgar Boehm
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler B113
Document Type: ALS
Again I am going to trouble you - for again they have embarrassed me with honours in that wonderful land of Bavaria!
"Im Namen Seiner Majestät des Konigs, again the amiable Prinz Luitpold, der Königreiche Bäyern Verweser, ... has come forward like the true "Prince Charmant" - and [p. 2] this time if you please, mit den K
Königlichen Verdienst Orden vom heiligen Michael!! -
And now my very dear Mac do help me through the entanglements of the high sounding tongue of the noble land where modesty does not stifle genius necessarily! -
Help me that I may acknowledge in a seemly manner those kingly courtesies and make me still more grateful for your kindness if possible, while you try to forgive me for wearying the life out of you! -
You used to ride in the mornings - Would you perhaps ride here tomorrow? and if so at what hour? Would you perhaps come and have a cup of coffee with me - say at 10? or half past? or when?
This would be too delightful to have you again for an hour or so in the studio! I should [p. 3] so much like to show you one or two things? -
A banquet for JW in Paris on 28 April 1888 was followed by a dinner at the Criterion on 1 May to celebrate the award of a first-class medal at Munich and the Cross of St Michael of Bavaria.
4. Im Namen
Ger., In the name of His Majesty the King [...] royal order of St Michael.
Written in another hand, in left margin.