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System Number: 01869
Date: 10 May 1889
Author: Henry Bishop[1]
Place: London
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler G234
Document Type: ALS


GROSVENOR GALLERY,
NEW BOND STREET.

10 May 89.

Dear Sir,

Mr. F. G. Prange[3] desires me to send you the enclosed £2. 2. 0. being Sir Coutts Lindsay's[4] and his, subscription to the Whistler dinner[5].

Yrs faithfully

Henry Bishop.

W. C. Symons Esq

P. S. Kindly acknowlege [sic] receipt.


This document is protected by copyright.


Envelope:

W. Christian Symons Esq.
55. Park Road.
Haverstock Hill
London.
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] LONDON. W / Z / MY 10 / 89

[verso:] GROSVENOR GALLERY.
'Henry Bishop'[6]

[postmark on verso:] LONDON. N. [W.] / W A / MY 11 / 89


Notes:

1.  Henry Bishop
Henry Bishop, Secretary of the Grafton Gallery, possibly an artist.

2.  William Christian Symons
William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more].

3.  Mr. F. G. Prange
Francis Gerard Prange (b. ca 1843), London art dealer [more].

4.  Sir Coutts Lindsay's
Sir Coutts Lindsay (1824-1913), Bart., co-founder of the Grosvenor Gallery [more].

5.  Whistler dinner
A dinner, to congratulate JW on being made an Honorary Member of the Royal Academy of Munich, was held at the Criterion in Piccadilly on 1 May 1889. It was organised by W. C. Symons.

6.  'Henry Bishop'
Written in another hand.