The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
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Record 9 of 10

System Number: 06837
Date: [January/April 1901][1]
Author: JW
Place: Ajaccio
Recipient: Editor, Who's Who[2]
Place: [London]
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W826
Document Type: ALd[3]



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[p. 2] Whistler, J. McNeill - Painter -

Baltimore - Maryland - Son of Major George Washington Whistler[4]

Mothers'[5] Family, Southern The McNeills of N. Carolina -

Ralph Whistler[6] held grants in Virginia. King under Charter of King James[7] - 1609

Ed. West Point - Pupil of Gleyre[8], Paris -

Chevalier of Legion of Honour 1889 - Officier of Legion of Honour 1891.

Knight of the Order of St. Michael Bavaria -

Hon. Member of the Ancient & Royal Academy of St Luke. Rome -

Hon. Member of the Royal Academy of Bavaria -

Member of the Société Nationale des Beaux Arts - France -

Grand Prix. Exposition Universalle [sic?] 1900.

Paintings, in Luxembourg President of the International Society of Painters Gravers & Sculptors -

Paintings - Portrait of the Painters Mother[9] - Luxembourg [Paris?]

Carly[l]e[10] - Glasgow - and others -

Etchings: British Museum - Bibliotheque Nationale -

Royal Print room Dresden - Academia Venice etc - -

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1.  [January/April 1901]
Dated by address.

2.  Editor, Who's Who
This was not necessarily completed and sent.

3.  ALd
This draft is written on the reverse side of a portion of a memorandum form.

4.  Major George Washington Whistler
George Washington Whistler (1800-1849), engineer, JW's father [more].

5.  Mothers'
Anna Matilda Whistler (1804-1881), née McNeill, JW's mother [more].

6.  Ralph Whistler
Ralph Whistler, a remote relative of the Whistlers.

7.  King James
King James (1603-1625) I of England and VI of Scotland from 1566-1625 [more].

8.  Gleyre
Marc-Charles-Gabriel Gleyre (1806-1874), painter [more].

9.  Portrait of the Painters Mother
Arrangement in Grey and Black: Portrait of the Painter's Mother (YMSM 101).

10.  Carly[l]e
Arrangement in Grey and Black, No. 2: Portrait of Thomas Carlyle (YMSM 137).