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Files of press cuttings arranged by subject for each year.
Press cuttings relating to all aspects of the National Gallery's activities since 1879. Acquisitions, building developments, staff changes, cleaning of pictures, temporary exhibitions and loans to the Gallery are some of the main subjects covered within the cuttings collection.
The press cuttings were originally held in a series within the Library, and have now been transferred to the Archive in order to be fully catalogued. Most of the more recent cuttings were originally compiled by the Gallery Press department. The cuttings were gradually transferred to the Library as they were collected and formed a series of history files containing a range of material produced during individual years. Items originally held in the history files which are not press cuttings, such as press releases, floor plans, photographs and annual reports, are now catalogued in seperate archive series.
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