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Record NG6/8/381

Archive reference number NG6/8/381

Letter to unknown correspondent

Date 3 Nov 1882

Drawing attention to the fact that the travelling stage used by the correspondent’s workmen for cleaning the skylights in the new building

means a danger for the painting, describing an incident where painting’s frame was damaged. Asking for measures to be taken to prevent further incidents.

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