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|Archive reference number||NG6/7/649|
Letter to J. Taylor, H. M. Office of Works
|Date||16 Dec 1881|
Complaint regarding the conduct of the foreman of the works in the National Gallery who, despite instructions not to allow workmen to carry planks on their shoulders following an incident in which a hole was knocked in a painting, continues to allow practices which may cause damage to pictures of priceless value.
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