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Record NG6/6/756

Archive reference number NG6/6/756

Letter to John A. Kemp

Date 7 Aug 1880

Acknowledging the receipt of his letter conveying an enquiry from Lord Frederick

Cavendish, and saying that duplicates of pictures in the Collection would be

copies which are ineligible for acquisition, and such copies have been sold or

exchanged by the Trustees, and under this act 39 pictures previously acquired

for this Gallery were sold by public auction at Messers Christie and Manson’s on

14 Feb 1857.

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