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|Archive reference number||NG6/12/891|
Letter to James W. Davis, Public Library Halifax
|Date||15 Oct 1887|
Informing him that the Gallery does not lend pictures for the purpose of temporary exhibition elsewhere. The picture he mentioned, Cruikshank's 'The Triumph of Bacchus' [transferred to the Tate and now entitled 'The Worship of Bacchus'] has been permanently lent to the Corporation of Bradford under the National Gallery Loan Act of 1883 and is unable to be removed for the purpose he suggests.
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