Documents associated with: 2nd Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, 1878
Record 8 of 20
System Number: 07369
Date: [c. 22/29 May 1878]
Recipient: Walter Theodore Watts-Dunton
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W1357
Document Type: ALS
I want you most certainly on Sunday - breakfast in the Show you know - so now don't fail -
You never sent me back the World - and have never been near me! -
Mind you turn up all right on Sunday - and tell me lots of news -
Minto is coming -
Envelope:Theodore Watts Esq.
Ivy Lodge -
reference to Minto
being Ivy Lodge period'
1. [c. 22/29 May 1878]
Dated by butterfly signature, address of Watts, and reference to The World (see below).
3. 'circa 1878'
In pencil, in another hand.
Possibly II Summer Exhibition, Grosvenor Gallery, London, which opened on 1 May 1878.
JW probably refers to Whistler, James McNeill, 'The Red Rag,' in 'Celebrities at Home. No. XCII. Mr Whistler at Cheyne-Walk,' The World, 22 May 1878, pp. 4-5 [GM, A.2]; partly reprinted in 'The Red Rag', Whistler, James McNeill, The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, London and New York, 1890, pp. 126-27 (see #13153).
7. Whistler ... period
Notes written on envelope, in pencil, in an unknown hand.