Search the Archive

Search the National Gallery Archive containing records of the Gallery's activities from its foundation in 1824 to the present day. Find out more about the National Gallery Archive.

Record NG24/1939/7

Archive reference number NG24/1939/7

Press cuttings

Date Jan 1939-Apr 1985

1.Admission: opening hours, attendance

2.Bequests and Gifts: Maud Beddington, Tate N05180 Burne-Jones ‘Studies of Female Figures’, Tate N05179 Blake ‘The Libyan Desert Sunset’, Tate N05178 Burne-Jones ‘Orpheus and Eurydice’, and Tate N05177 Burne-Jones ‘Study of the Maid for ‘King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid’

3.Building: extension plans, removal of pictures to places of safety for duration of the war

4.Conservation and Restoration: moths

5.Education: lectures for children

6.Loans In: Baron Andreas Herzog, El Greco ‘The Agony in the Garden of Gethsemane’

7.Loans Out: refusal of provincial art galleries to borrow old masters from the National Gallery, loan of pictures abroad

Record type File

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.