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Record NG24/1947/4

Archive reference number NG24/1947/4

Press cuttings

Date Oct-Dec 1947

1.Building: urgent need for air conditioning following damage to pictures caused by damp, including NG66 Rubens ‘An Autumn Landscape with a View of Het Steen in the Early Morning’ and NG1128 Signorelli ‘The Circumcision’

2.Conservation and Restoration: cleaning pictures

3. Exhibition: October 1947 - ‘Exhibition of Cleaned Pictures’ at the National Gallery

4.Government: petition to Prime Minister Atlee regarding cleaning of pictures at the National Gallery [Removed Mar 2016 - not press cuttings: see NG16/46/3 for copy]

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