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Jervis McEntee Diaries
Friday January 3, 1890
Jervis McEntee Diary Entry, January 3, 1890, from the Jervis McEntee papers, 1850-1905, in the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Friday, Jan 3, 1890 A little cooler but not much. I slept all night with my window open and only a sheet over me. Began my water color today but it does not seem to work well. I do not seem able to get an uniform tint over the paper. A little before two I went up to Dr. Taylors and had an interview with him. He thinks I had better come there and take some of the movements and thinks it very likely he can rid me of some of my troubles. I am to begin on Tuesday. When I got back to my room I found Girard waiting for me in the hall. He had come down on business and thought he would go home with the 8 o'clock train after seeing Fred Norton. We attempted a meeting of the Artists Mutual Aid Society this evening but there were present only Wood, Brown, Farrer, Nicoll, Whittredge, Beard (who left early) and Turner & myself. Proceedings were entirely informal as we had no power to decide any thing. Whittredge and I were the only ones to support the original idea. Nicoll & Farrer resigned and we came away after a great deal of talk feeling that the society is dead. I mean to stick to it as long as one other will stay with me. Am going home tomorrow morning.< Previous Entry | Next Entry >
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