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|Archive reference number||NG24/1916/4|
1.Art Market: acquisition at the Budapest Museum of a da Vinci bronze model, sale of Bellini ‘The Feast of the Gods’, effect of First World War on prices for works of art
2.Bequests and Gifts: unknown donor, reported offer of a new wing for Tate Gallery for the exhibition of modern Continental pictures and sculptures; Lane, debate regarding rightful ownership of his collection
3.Building: expansion of the Tate Gallery
4.Collection: extent of Turner collection held at National Gallery and consequences of the National Gallery Bill
5.Exhibitions: 56th exhibition of the New English Art Club
6.Government: Lord D’Abernon and the National Gallery Bill to extend powers of Trustees for the sale and loan of superfluous pictures, discussion of the benefits and dangers of the bill, opposition and support, movement through Parliament
7.Loans In: Lucas, collection of 9 van Dyck pictures, discussion of the loan which was made in 1906
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