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Record NG68/50/1

Archive reference number NG68/50/1
Title

File of correspondence and notes relating to security at the National Gallery

Date 16 Apr-29 Nov 1932
Description

Review of security at the Gallery after several burglaries and incidents of trespass on the National Gallery grounds, predominantly in the barracks yard. Correspondence between the National Gallery and the Metropolitan police, the Ministry for works and Radiovisor alarms limited. Minutes of meetings, with discussion of the relative seriousness of security threats and various theories for how the existing system might be improved. Map of the National Gallery and National Portrait Gallery buildings, with gates and walls around the buildings highlighted.

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