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Letter from William Boxall to A.H. Layard

30 Jun 1870

Title

Letter from William Boxall to A.H. Layard

Date

30 Jun 1870

Archive reference number

NGA1/1/44/17

Description

Reporting on Gallery affairs, including the development of the building, the Michelangelos, the acquisition of the Cima and Lady Eastlake's gift of the Bellini; mentions discourtesy shown to an Italian visitor Signor Squarcina by Henry Cole and asks Layard to let him know if he comes across any good Velazquez portraits.

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