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Record NGA2/3/3/16

Archive reference number NGA2/3/3/16

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date 2 Nov 1854

Relating to length of the note on Rembrandt's death in the National Gallery catalogue. Eastlake states, "It is a maxim with historians to avoid arguments pro and con and give the result only of a careful examination". He advised waiting until Villot has published the burial certificate. "We must do nothing that can have the future effect of disturbing our friendly relations with authorities abroad."

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Alternative reference numbers NG32/71.16

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