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Record NG6/9/833

Archive reference number NG6/9/833

Letter to Mrs Chaffey

Date 3 Jun 1884

Informing her that officers of the Gallery do not express opinions on the works of paintings in the possession of private owners and as a result the Director never states his reasons for declining offers of pictures.

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