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Record NG30/1950/2

Archive reference number NG30/1950/2

Photograph: Unexploded bomb on the front lawn

Date 17 Jan 1950

A workman looking at the small hole in the lawn of the National Gallery where a bomb is believed to be embedded. Caption: ‘Officers from the headquarters of the Royal Engineers are to make a preliminary examination of the lawn in front of the National Gallery, following a report that an unexploded bomb is believed to be embedded there.’ Following army tests no bomb was discovered. Photograph: Sport & General Press Agency Ltd., 4 Racquet Court, Fleet Street, London, EC4. Neg. 143421

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG30/42

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