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Record NG24/1921/1

Archive reference number NG24/1921/1

Press cuttings

Date Jan-Jun 1921

1.Acquisition: act of co-operation by National Gallery, the Fitzwilliam Museum and National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, to obtain 12 pictures by Highmore

2.Admission: lectures and guides, increase in admission for students’ days, reopening of Whitworth Art Gallery

3.Art Market: sale of Vermeer pictures

4.Bequests and Gifts: Lane, Sir Hugh, collection of and continuing dispute about rightful ownership; Serena, £3,500 to contribute to the purchase of NG3556 Bruegel ‘The Adoration of the Kings’

5.Education: value of galleries and museums as educational centres

6.Event: visit of the Crown Prince of Japan to National Gallery, opening of exhibition of works of John Crome at Norwich Castle Museum by the Prince of Wales

7.Loans In: Lord Ashton, Constable ‘Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows’

8.Loans Out: Crome ‘A Windmill Near Norwich’

9.NACF: appeal to secure funds to purchase for the nation Millais ‘Christ in the House of his Parents (The Carpenter’s Shop), and appeal to secure funds to purchase Bruegel ‘Adoration of the Magi’

10.Tate: display of new pictures and reopening of rooms

11.Trustees: Sassoon

Record type File
Paintings referenced in this record NG3556

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