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|Archive reference number||NG24/1938/2|
1.Acquisition: NG4931 Zoffany ‘Mrs Oswald’
2.Bequests and Gifts: Sir Hugh Lane, debate regarding rightful ownership of his collection; Miss Emilie Yzanga, NG5589 Tiepolo ‘The Lamentation at the Foot of the Cross’; Chamberlin, NG4901 German, South ‘Saint John on Patmos’; de Rothschild, NG4889 van Dyck ‘The Abbe Scaglia adoring the Virgin and Child’; Maud Beddington, Tate N05180 Burne-Jones ‘Studies of Female Figures’, Tate N05179 Blake ‘The Libyan Desert, Sunset’, Tate N05178 Burne-Jones ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’, and Tate N05177 Burne-Jones ‘Study of the Maid for ‘King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid’’
3.Building: explosion in National Gallery basement, centenary of Trafalgar Square building
4.Conservation and Restoration: NG1129 Velazquez ‘Philip IV of Spain in Brown and Silver’
5.Events: centenary of the opening of the building in Trafalgar Square
8.National Gallery History: function of the National Gallery
9.Scientific: establishment of a laboratory at the National Gallery
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