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Layard Papers

1869-1915

Title

Layard Papers

Date

1869-1915

Archive reference number

NG7/292/13

Description

(i) Green leather folder containing:

(ii) 'List of pictures and tapestry in the possession of AH Layard'. manuscript notebook with descriptive notes of each picture (n.d.);

(iii) Catalogue of Layard Bequest: manuscript catalogue, including notes on provenance and restoration (n.d.). At the back of the catalogue is a list of paintings and their locations after the occupation of part of the Gallery by the Admiralty during the First World War;

(iv) List of Layard's pictures lent to the South Kensington Museum [printed leaflet] 1869;

(v) Valuation of pictures in Palazzo Capello 29 Nov 1881 With annotation by Eastlake: 'Very much beneath these market values at the present time' Jan 1887;

(vi) List of G Strange's letters to Sasso 1765-1786 10 Apr 1889;

(vii) Statement by Gentile re payments received from Layard in 1881;

(viii) Note re career of Giuseppe Lavagna n.d.;

(ix)-(x) Documents of evidence presented in court 2 Mar 1915 [2 documents].

Record type

Item

Paintings referenced in this record

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