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The Theft of Gainsborough's Duchess of Devonshire



The Theft of Gainsborough's Duchess of Devonshire



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Two folders of collected records (including correspondence, invoices, reproductions of the painting, and articles) concerning the theft and recovery of Thomas Gainsborough's "The Duchess of Devonshire". An associated volume of correspondence re the theft can be found at NGA27/32/10, and related letters and reward posters can be found within the Miscellaneous series (NGA27/33).

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