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Record NG16/442/1

Archive reference number NG16/442/1
Title

Registry files: Theft of Goya ‘Duke of Wellington’

Date 1961-1964
Description

Posters offering reward; correspondence; notes on circumstances of theft; copy letter of condolence from the Prime Minister, Harold Macmillan; press releases. Minutes of emergency board meeting, including Director's report; report on media coverage; letters from the public; script for Director’s interview on the BBC; script of Edgar Wallace play ‘The Stolen Romney’ recorded for BBC radio earlier that year, thought perhaps to be an inspiration for this crime; press cuttings; report by the Director (1964).

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6322

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