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|Archive reference number||NG24/1981/26|
Government: appointment of an arts spokesman in the House of Commons, appointment of Lord Gowrie to minister of the arts, patronage of the arts, tax for works of art, purchase grants to museums and galleries, appointment of Trustees at the V&A, proposal to convert Spencer House to the British Getty Museum, acquisition of Poussin ‘Landscape with the ashes of Phocion’, export of van Dyck picture, acquisition of Belton House by the National Trust.
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