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Bound volume containing details of c500 National Gallery pictures available for loan to provincial galleries as part of the National Gallery loan scheme, administered by the Arts Council.
Details include inventory number and subject of painting, artist, condition rating [see p91 of this volume or p1 NG18/9 for explanation of coding], where and when displayed for selection by provincial galleries [see NG18/9 p 1 for explanation of coding], provincial gallery allocated to, date of allocation, and date of return of picture.
Also various loose items placed in volume: list of National Gallery pictures selected by the Board as available for loan to provincial galleries, 1950 [13 pages]; list of pictures on loan to Government departments, Feb 1951 [2 pages]; list of allocation of pictures to provincial galleries, 2 Feb 1951 [5 pages]; list of second distribution of pictures, May 1952 [3 pages]
HF1950/12 Press cuttings re loan scheme, 1950 NG16/144.1 Correspondence with Arts Council, provincial galleries, government and internally re organisation of scheme including lists of pictures selected, 1949-1951 S2374-S2384 for further papers re scheme
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