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System Number: 02162
Date: 2 September [1887][1]
Author: William Holyoake[2]
Place: London
Recipient: A. J. Le Patourel[3]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H259
Document Type: ALS


117 Abbey Road N W

Sepr 2nd

Dear Le Patourel

I shall be pleased to atten[d] the meeting of the Society on Monday[4] next the 5th

Yours very truly

W Holyoake


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Notes:

1.  2 September [1887]
Dated by reference to the special meeting of RBA, which took place on 5 September 1887.

2.  William Holyoake
William Holyoake (1834-1894), genre and historical painter [more].

3.  A. J. Le Patourel
A. F. or A. J. Le Patourel, painter, acting secretary of the SBA [more].

4.  meeting of the Society on Monday
During her Jubilee Year, JW sent a Memorial to the Queen requesting that the Society of British Artists be called 'Imperial'. This was then amended to read 'Royal'. The SBA received a Royal Charter, thus becoming the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) (G. Lushington to JW, 9 August 1887, #13418). The Memorial was shown to the RBA on 5 September 1887 (#01841, #01842).