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|Archive reference number||NGA3/2/3|
During his time as Director of The National Gallery, Philip Hendy made many visits abroad to study collections and the work of specific artists and to lecture. He kept detailed diaries recording what he had seen and where he had stayed.
This sub-series includes diaries which contain personal observations and opinions, in addition to factual information on the paintings, collections and places visited. It also includes correspondence and papers relating to visits to the USA and Israel, and a catalogue from his visit to the Lorenzo Lotto exhibition in Venice in 1953.
Most of the diaries consist of approx. 3 x 5 inch loose-leaf pages held together by treasury tags. They have been arranged in chronological order.
|Alternative reference numbers||NG35/23-53, 136|
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