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|Archive reference number||NG24/1949/19|
1.Admission: reduced opening hours due to National Savings Week ceremony, visitor numbers;
2.Bequests and Gifts: The Chantrey Bequest, conflict between Tate Gallery employees and the Royal Academy
3.Building: redecoration of rooms, installation of a box hedge, removal of pictures to Manod Quarry, comparison with the National Gallery of Art, Washington
4.Conservation and Restoration: criticism of lack of blinds to protect pictures from sunlight
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