Search the Archive

Search the National Gallery Archive containing records of the Gallery's activities from its foundation in 1824 to the present day. Find out more about the National Gallery Archive.

Record NG6/11/927

Archive reference number NG6/11/927
Title

Letter to Sir Henry Layard

Date 6 Jul 1886
Description

Responding to his queries concerning the cost of pictures bought for the Gallery but sending him a copy of the 'Parliamentary Return' made in 1860 which contains all the information as well as a copy of the Treasury minute of 1855 and the British School catalogue as requested. It also informs him that the news rooms added to the Gallery were designed by E. Barry and opened in 1876, the full title of the Princess of Denmark by Holbein is 'Christine, daughter of Christian King of Denmark, Duchess of Lorraine and Duchess of Milan'.

Record type Item
Paintings referenced in this record NG2475

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.