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Record NG30/1950/3

Archive reference number NG30/1950/3

Photograph: Floodlit exterior of the Gallery

Date 7 Mar 1950

A Photograph: View of the National Gallery, one of the Buildings floodlit in honour of the French President’s visit. Caption: ‘London illuminations. The state visit of the French President, M. Vincent Auriol and his wife. London gave a great welcome to M. AND MME. Auriol, and for the three days visit government and other buildings are floodlit at night.’ Photograph: Sport & General Press Agency Ltd., 4 Racquet Court, Fleet Street, London, EC4. Neg. 147156

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG30/43

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