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Documents relating to the Gallery's response to renewed discussion of the Lane Bequest in ...

4 Dec 1953-25 Dec 1956

Title

Documents relating to the Gallery's response to renewed discussion of the Lane Bequest in Parliament

Date

4 Dec 1953-25 Dec 1956

Archive reference number

NG14/22/9

Description

File includes copies of relevant parliamentary debates in 1953 & 1954, letters from E.L. Mallalieu MP and Lord Moyne re Gallery's willingness to loan the Lane pictures to Dublin, notes on Lord Pakenham's visit to the Gallery, correspondence with Lord Crawford, John Witt and Lionel Robbins [Chairman] re preparation of a dossier of important papers to circulate to Board members about the matter; copy of the Gallery's 'resolution and reasoned statement' of 11 Oct 1956 against attempts to change present ownership of the collection

Record type

File

Alternative reference numbers

S952.9

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