Search the Archive

Search the National Gallery Archive containing records of the Gallery's activities from its foundation in 1824 to the present day. Find out more about the National Gallery Archive.

Record NGA2/3/5/6

Archive reference number NGA2/3/5/6

Letter from Sir William Boxall to Ralph N Wornum

Date 12 Oct 1866

Venice. Relating to the hanging of pictures in the East Room particularly the two small Rembrandts and the Bouts above them "they will entirely destroy each other". Also states he has been unable to make any acquisitions, is about to see a large Cima recommended by Eastlake and gives cleaning instructions.

Record type Item
Alternative reference numbers NG32/73.6

Your list will only be saved temporarily. Inactivity of more than an hour could result in the loss of your list. If you would like to keep a record of your list, we suggest you email it to yourself.

Your list of records will be sent to us if you request an appointment, and a summary will be included in your appointment email notification.