Documents associated with: exhibition, Private View
Record 14 of 81
System Number: 13872
Date: [6 October 1883]
Recipient: Dr and Mrs Swan Burnett
Place: Washington DC
Repository: Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
Document Type: PLf
['Invitation from James McNeill Whistler to Dr and Mrs Burnett to view Etchings and Drypoints']
Envelope:['Dr Swan Burnett
1. [6 October 1883]
Dated from the recorded postmark.
2. Dr and Mrs Swan Burnett
Dr Swan Moses Burnett (1847-1906), ophthalmologist and professor at Georgetown University Medical School, and his wife Frances Burnett (1849-1924), née Hodgson, author and playright.
Listed in SIRIS (Smithsonian) archives, mss and photographs online catalogue.
4. Etchings and Drypoints
50 Etchings and Drypoints (Venice Second Series), H. Wunderlich and Co., New York, 1883. The exhibition opened on 10 October 1883. The invitation may have been sent by Wunderlich's rather than JW himself.