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Record NGA37

Archive reference number NGA37
Title

Wartime concert programmes

Date 1941-1945
Description

Twenty, single page, concert programmes. Two of the programmes have letters written on the reverse side. Also, a copy of 'National Gallery Concerts: 10th October 1939 - 10th October 1944' (1944), a short history of the concerts. Also, three miscellaneous programmes; two for concerts at the Royal Albert Hall and one comprising the words for Handel's ''Messiah' in relation to an unidentified performance.

Record type Collection
Administrative history

For information about the concerts performed at the National Gallery during the Second World War, see the description given for NG56.

Custodial history

Donated to the National Gallery by Ms Cynthia Walton, who attended the concerts in the 1940s.

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