Documents associated with: 3rd Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1893
Record 4 of 8
System Number: 06312
Date: 12 May 1893
Recipient: Ethel Birnie Philip
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W306
Document Type: PD/Ms
[monogram in shape of palette:] GG
With the compliments of J McN. Whistler
TUESDAY, 9TH MAY.
THE DIRECTORS OF THE GRAFTON GALLERIES
(8, GRAFTON STREET, BOND STREET, W.)
REQUEST THE HONOUR OF THE COMPANY OF 'Mr J. MacNeill Whistler''s Friends - AT THE PRIVATE VIEW OF THE THIRD EXHIBITION, OF THE SOCIETY OF PORTRAIT PAINTERS, ON FRIDAY 12TH MAY, 1893.
11 TO 6 O'CLOCK.
THIS CARD TO BE PRESENTED AT THE ENTRANCE.
[p. 2, two pencil sketches in JW's hand]
1. Ethel Birnie Philip
Ethel Whibley (1861-1920), née Philip, JW's sister-in-law [more]. This card was originally enclosed with a letter, #06311. The card had evidently been first sent to JW bearing his name. JW added on the words 's Friends' to the end of his name, and posted the card to E. B. Philip.
'VARNISHING ... MAY.' Printed in red ink. The show was the 3rd Exhibition, Society of Portrait Painters, London, 1893.
3. 's Friends -
Added in JW's hand.