Documents associated with: society expulsion
Record 2 of 7
System Number: 12960
Date: [13 December 1867]
Author: Committee of the Burlington Fine Arts Club
Repository: Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Call Number: National Art Library, PC12/6 MSL/1952/1353/2/5/15
Document Type: AD
Special Meeting -
[W H?] in the chair
Present, [10 & 10?]
Notice of Meeting read -
Statement of Comtee read -
Correspondence of Comtee & Mr Whistler.
Mr F. Piercy - proposed an explanation
from Mr Whistler
Mr Whistler -
Mr Drake proposed he should explain -
Mr Wm Rossetti
Dante Rossetti, motion lost
another amendment from Mr William Rossetti
not seconded - Dante Rossetti
Mr Tibbs, amendment
seconded by Mr Scott -
19 for expulsion
7 against erasing his name -
proposed by Mr Smith
seconded by Mr Tibbs
1. [13 December 1867]
Dated from reference to Burlington Fine Arts Club.
2. Burlington Fine Arts Club Committee
These notes are written in two different unidentified hands and concern JW's proposed expulsion from the club. The Burlington Club was a club for artists and connoisseurs, founded in c. June 1866. Its committee included Louis Huth (1821-1905), collector [more], Richard Fisher (d. 1890), Fellow and Curator of the Society of Painter-Etchers [more] and Vittorio Emanuelle Taparelli (1816-1890), Marquis D'Azeglio, Sardinian Ambassador and collector [more] (President).
7. Mr Drake
Drake, an acquaintance of AMW.
8. Mr Hamilton
Probably Archibald Hamilton, member of the Burlington Fine Arts Club from 1867 .
12. Mr Smith
Probably George Smith, member of Burlington Fine Arts Club.