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Acquisition file

21 Feb 1914-28 Dec 1914

Title

Acquisition file

Date

21 Feb 1914-28 Dec 1914

Archive reference number

NG14/3/2

Description

Correspondence with William Rye and Sir John P. Mellor of the Treasury Solicitor's Department, Sir Edward J. Poynter, Sir Rennell Rodd and Messrs Beaumont & Son, solicitors to Major Arthur Layard re the latter's claim to the portraits in the Layard bequest and a proposed settlement with the Gallery. The file also includes: the Director's notes on portraits in Major Layard's possession in London; lists of pictures at No.1 Queen Anne Street forming part of the Layard bequest; and copies of Treasury Solicitor's Department's notes on the bequest and documents relevant to the case

Record type

File

Paintings referenced in this record

Related material

Numerous documents relating to the Layard Bequest may be found in NG7

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