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Record NG23/1972

Archive reference number NG23/1972

Press Releases

Date 1972

Letter from the Chairmen of the National and Tate Galleries voicing the wish that both Galleries whould be free of charge on one day of the week 24 Jan

Titian appeal - first progress report 27 Jan

Special late evening opening at the National Gallery 2 Feb

Reserve collection closed due to electricity shortage 14 Feb

National museum entrance fees - a free day per week Trustees response to the concept being turned down 6 Mar

Sir Edward Playfair appointed Chairman of the National Gallery board 16 Mar

Benjamin Britten special concert in aid of Titian appeal 6 Apr

Titian appeal background facts 6 Jul

Exhibition of W.C. Alexander gift to the National Gallery 3 Aug

'River Scene' by Salomon Van Ruysdael incorporated into the permanant collection after having been on long term loan 9 Aug

Acquisition: 'The Thames below Westminster' by Monet 13 Sep

Exhibition of eight paintings transformed by restoration 18 Sep

'The Archangels Michael, Gabriel, Raphael' exhibition opens 1 Nov

Acquisition: 'Tropical storm with a Tiger' by Rousseau 13 Dec

The Tropical Storm with a Tiger - background facts 19 Dec

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6419, NG6399, NG6421

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