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Record NG14/22/4

Archive reference number NG14/22/4

Documents relating to Irish protests against High Court ruling of 25 May 1917 that Lane pictures should remain at NG

Date 29 Jan 1918-26 Jan 1922

File includes correspondence with Lane Pictures Committee, Dublin and National Gallery of Ireland; report of a public meeting held at Mansion House, Dublin, 29 Jan 1918 to consider the matter; copy of the Chief Secretary of Ireland's memorandum to the War Cabinet proposing introduction of a bill into Parliament to carry into effect Lane's codicil: various drafts of the NG's memorandum submitted to the Committee of Home Affairs including statutory declarations made by Charles Aitken, Robert Witt and Sir Joseph Duveen; extracts of the Committee's resolution against introduction of a bill: correspondence with Cabinet Office re renewed demands for the return of the pictures by the Irish Government in 1922

See NG14/22/1 for list of contents [not comprehensive].

Record type File
Alternative reference numbers S952.4

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