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System Number: 05642
Date: [April 1889?][1]
Author: William Christian Symons[2]
Place: London
Recipient: [unknown]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler S288
Document Type: PL


COMPLIMENTARY DINNER TO MR. J. McNEILL WHISTLER.

COMMITTEE.[3]

[column 1:] E. A. ABBEY.
WILLIAM ANDERSON, F. R. C. S.
J. E. BOEHM, R. A.
GEORGE CLAUSEN.
E. J. GREGORY, A. R. A.
ALFRED GILBERT, A. R. A.
JAMES E. GRACE.
AUBREY HUNT.
G. P. JACOMB HOOD.
[column 2:] CHARLES KEENE.
DAVID LAW.
MOFFAT P. LINDNER.
P. R. MORRIS, A. R. A.
ALBERT MOORE.
T. NELSON MACLEAN.
PETER MACNAB.
W. Q. ORCHARDSON, R. A.
THEODORE ROUSSEL.
[column 3:] ALFRED STEVENS.
SEÑOR SARASATE.
J. J. SHANNON.
S. J. SOLOMON.
JOHN SARGENT.
WALDO STOREY. [sic]
W. CHRISTIAN SYMONS, HON. SEC.
FRANK SHORT.
ARCH. STUART WORTLEY.

DEAR SIR,

A COMPLIMENTARY DINNER WILL BE GIVEN TO MR. J. MCNEILL WHISTLER IN RECOGNITION OF HIS INFLUENCE UPON ART, AT HOME AND ABROAD, AND TO CONGRATULATE HIM ON THE HONOUR RECENTLY CONFERRED UPON HIM BY THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF MUNICH, BAVARIA.

THE DINNER WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE CRITERION, PICCADILLY, ON WEDNESDAY, MAY 1ST, AT 8 O'CLOCK.

E. M. UNDERDOWN[4], ESQ., Q. C., IN THE CHAIR.

A TICKET[5] FOR THE DINNER, INCLUDING WINE, WILL BE FORWARDED ON RECEIPT OF ONE GUINEA.

I AM REQUESTED BY THE ABOVE GENTLEMEN FORMING THE COMMITTEE TO ASK IF YOU DESIRE TO BE PRESENT.

I AM, DEAR SIR,
YOURS TRULY,

W. CHRISTIAN SYMONS,

HON. SEC.

55, PARK ROAD, HAVERSTOCK HILL, N. W.


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Notes:

1.  [April 1889?]
This is the subscription form for the Criterion dinner which took place on 1 May 1889. Another copy of this circular, with a handwritten list of names, appears at #05636.

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

3.  COMMITTEE.
Edwin Austin Abbey (1852-1911), painter and illustrator [more]; William Anderson (1842-1900), FRCS, dermatologist and connoisseur of Japanese art [more]; Joseph Edgar Boehm (1834-1890), sculptor [more]; George Clausen (1852-1944), painter and print-maker [more]; Edward John Gregory (1850-1909), painter and illustrator [more]; Alfred Gilbert (1854-1934), sculptor [more]; James Edward Grace (1851-1908), landscape painter and illustrator [more]; Edmund Aubrey Hunt (1855-1922), landscape and rural painter [more]; George Percy Jacomb Hood (1857-1929), genre painter and graver [more]; Charles Samuel Keene (1823-1891), etcher, cartoonist and illustrator [more]; David Law (1831-1901), RBA treasurer, painter and etcher [more]; Moffat Peter Lindner (1852-1949), landscape and watercolour painter [more]; Philip Richard Morris (1833 or 1836-1902), painter [more]; Albert Joseph Moore (1841-1893), painter [more]; Thomas Nelson MacLean (1845-1894), sculptor [more]; Peter Macnab (d. 1900), landscape and rustic genre painter [more]; William Quiller Orchardson (1832-1910), genre and portrait painter [more]; Theodore Roussel (1847-1926), painter and print-maker [more]; Alfred Émile-Léopold Stevens (1823-1906), history and portrait painter [more]; Pablo de Sarasate y Navascues (1844-1908), violinist [more]; James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), genre and portrait painter [more]; Solomon Joseph Solomon (1860-1927), painter [more]; John Singer Sargent (1856-1925), artist [more]; Thomas Waldo Story (1854-1915), sculptor [more]; William Christian Symons (1845-1911), painter and designer [more]; Francis ('Frank') Job Short (1857-1945), printer and print-maker [more]; and Archibald James Stuart-Wortley (1849-1905), painter, first President of the Society of Portrait Painters [more].

4.  E. M. UNDERDOWN
Emmanuel Maguire Underdown (1831-1913), barrister [more].

5.  TICKET
T. Roussel's ticket is #13455.