The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler

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Documents associated with: 3rd Internationale Kunst-Ausstellung, Munich, 1888
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System Number: 00127
Date: 20 May [1878][1]
Author: JW
Place: London
Recipient: S. Addington[2]
Place: [London?]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler A126
Document Type: ALS

Dear Mr Addington -

I have received through Lord Archibald Campbell[3] a kind invitation from you to dine with [you] tonight, which I begged him to accept for me, with very many thanks -

Very sincerely Yours

J A McN. Whistler

96. Cheyne Walk -

Monday May 20.

[p. 2][4] 'J Whistler -'

[p. 3][5] '[Lady Archibald Campbell, a woman of great distinction and beauty, later sat for Whistler on several occasions - for "The Yellow Buskin" etc., he was awarded a second-class medal for his picture of her at the International Exhibition at Munich, 1888]'

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1.  20 May [1878]
Year date from address and day of the week.

2.  Addington
S. Addington, a friend of Lord Archibald Campbell.

3.  Lord Archibald Campbell
Lord Archibald Campbell (1846-1913), second son of the 8th Duke of Argyll, army officer, writer and businessman [more].

4.  [p. 2]
The writing on this page is in pencil, in an unknown hand.

5.  [p. 3]
This is a separate piece of brown paper, written in blue ink in another hand. It appears to be later in date.