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Record NG24/1975/21

Archive reference number NG24/1975/21

Press cuttings

Date Feb-Dec 1975

1.Admission: closure of the National Gallery during the Christmas period

2.Art Market: conference of museum experts and view on future of museums and galleries, sale of Veronese studies

3.Bequests and Gifts: Alan Evans, art collection and miniatures, including NG6425 Ruysch ‘Flowers in a Vase’; Lilian Florence Harris-Burland

4.Building: development plans for Trafalgar Square and its tube station

5.Collection: NG35 Titian ‘Bacchus and Ariadne’, comparison with bowling technique of cricketer Jeff Thompson

6.Hanging of the Collection: praise for the hanging arrangements at the National Gallery

7.Scientific: use of science to preserve art collections

8.Staff: establishment of a bursary scheme to enable young regional museum staff to spend 6 weeks as guests of the Gallery Trustees, pay dispute of the Civil Service Union

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