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Record NGA2/3/3/29

Archive reference number NGA2/3/3/29

Letter from Sir Charles Eastlake to Ralph N Wornum

Date 10 Aug 1857

Relating to the physical support for Frescoes. "I would always rather overdo the strength for such weights. In case of any accident it is not just the work of art which will be destroyed but probably some lives as well." Also the level of burnishing on two frames from Pucci, and financial matters.

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/71.29

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