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Acquisition file

20 Jul 1955-11 Feb 1956

Title

Acquisition file

Date

20 Jul 1955-11 Feb 1956

Archive reference number

NG14/162/1

Description

Correspondence with the NACF re the bequest of Mr E.E. Cook of 'The Bradshaw Family' by Zoffany and 'The Reverend Threwal Carter and Family' by Stubbs, allocated to the National Gallery through the National Art Collections Fund, and the Gallery's acceptance of the Zoffany only.

Also copy of Mr E.E. Cook's will, 26 Oct 1954; correspondence between the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres [NG Trustee and Chairman of NACF] and Hendy re the condition and cleaning of the Stubbs and declining a request to loan the Zoffany to Bath; N. Brommelle's draft examination report on the Stubbs; description of the Zoffany for the NACF's annual report

Record type

File

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