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System Number: 02196
Date: 25 April 1889
Author: E. Aubrey Hunt[1]
Place: London
Recipient: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler H292
Document Type: ALS


The Art Club Blackheath
London S. E.

April 25th '89

My Dear Christian Symons,

I send you two guineas for tickets for the dinner[3][,] one you can send to A. H. S. Taylor Esq[4] Art Club, Blackheath S. E. and the other is for myself, I hope you got the paper I sent you

Hoping to see you next wednesday,

Yours sincerely

E Aubrey Hunt.


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Envelope:

'Aubrey Hunt'[5]

W, Christian Symons Esqr,
55, Park Road.
Haverstock Hill,
London
N. W.
[stamp:] POSTAGE AND INLAND REVENUE / ONE PENNY
[postmark:] HASTINGS / STATION OFFICE / D 1 / AP25 / 89
[postmark on verso:] LONDON. N. W. / M L / AP 25 / 89


Notes:

1.  E. Aubrey Hunt
Edmund Aubrey Hunt (1855-1922), landscape and rural painter [more].

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

3.  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. JW took an active part in promoting it and deciding who should or should not be invited.

4.  A. H. S. Taylor Esq
A. H. S. Taylor, resident at 285 Lee High Road, London, until 1892.

5.  'Aubrey Hunt'
Written in another hand, in pencil.