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|Archive reference number||NG24/1916/2|
1.Bequests and Gifts: Du Cros, £3,000 for purchase of Rossetti collection; Sir Henry Layard, court case regarding his bequest; Sir Hugh Lane and debate regarding rightful ownership of his collection
2.NACF: selection of items for sale at Christies, annual meeting of NACF
3.Staff: appointment of Langton Douglas to Director of National Gallery of Ireland, resignation of Sir Charles Holyroyd, as Director of the National Gallery and subsequent appointment of Professor Charles John Holmes to the position, appointment of James Milner as Director of National Portrait Gallery
4.Trustees: death of Lord Ronald Sutherland Gower, resignation of Lord Fitzmaurice, memorial service for Lord Redesdale, appointment of Robert Clermont Witt
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