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Record NG30/1930/1

Archive reference number NG30/1930/1

Photograph: The Duveen Room

Date 1930

The Duveen Gallery was opened by Prince George on 9 Jan 1930. The photograph, which was donated by Messrs Duveen Bros. Ltd. (4 Grafton Street, Bond Street, London W1) was used as an illustration for ‘The Illustrated London News’, 11 Jan 1930 with a caption describing 'the munificence of Sir Joseph Duveen, the famous art dealer and connoisseur of London and New York. In 1928, Sir Joseph offered to build a new gallery for Italian art at the National Gallery...' Photograph: Wide World Photos. NG neg. M1370.

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers VF4

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