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Record NG23/1974

Archive reference number NG23/1974
Title

Press Releases

Date 1974
Description

Acquisition: 'The Immaculate Conception' by Velazquez 18 Jan

150th Anniversary of the founding of the National Gallery 5 Feb

Exhibition of Dutch Townscape painting 11 Feb

Refunds on season tickets and gift vouchers bought at the National Gallery 28 Mar

150th Anniversary celebrations 16 Apr

150th Anniversary exhibition 'the working of the National Gallery' 30 Apr

Professor John Hale to succeed Sir Edward Playfair as Chairman 10 Jun

Painting in Focus, first of a new series of exhibitions at the National Gallery featuring 'The Ambassadors' by Holbein 18 Jul

Special exhibitions at the National Gallery 26 Jun

'Easter Morning' by Friedrich on loan to the National Gallery 7 Aug

Extension of 'Painting in Focus' exhibition 27 Aug

Acquisition: 'Virgil reading the Aeneid to Augustus and Octavia' by Taillasson 3 Sep

An important group of pictures lent to the National Gallery by the Loyd trustees 30 Sep

Painting in focus number 2: 'The Abbe Scaglia adoring the Virgin and Child' by Anthony van Dyck Oct

The Looking, Drawing and Sitting-Still Book 18 Nov 1974

'Child with a Dove' by Picasso on loan to the National Gallery 3 Dec

'Schools Out!' the National Gallery's first event for children planned to run over the school holiday period 9 Dec

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG6424, NG1314, NG6426, NG4889

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