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Record NG6/6/311

Archive reference number NG6/6/311

Letter to D. Lear [?]

Date 11 Feb 1880

It is not true to say that all of the glazed pictures have their glass cleaned every week. In reality, cleaners work on as many of the pictures as they can during the two student days at the Gallery, which take place during every week. Goes on to list five main cleaning activities that take place on an annual basis, including wiping the glass of the Turner drawings, dusting the books and bookcases in the Eastlake library and dusting the walls and cornices of the public galleries.

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