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Record NGA2/3/3/27

Archive reference number NGA2/3/3/27
Title

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date 10 Jul 1857
Description

Relating to security and the police watch of the Gallery during Wornum's absence. Includes details of the acquisition of Lucas Cranach the Elder [Portrait of a Woman, NG291] from Alton Towers and payment for Jan Van Eyck [Portrait of a Man, NG290]. He mentions the offer for the Filippo Lippi [Filippino Lippi, The Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Dominic, NG293].

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/71.27
Paintings referenced in this record NG291, NG290, NG293

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