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Acquisition file

14 Mar 1957-17 Feb 1958


Acquisition file


14 Mar 1957-17 Feb 1958

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This file comprises a memorandum for the Trustees on the proposed acquisition of 'The Adoration of the Shepherds' by Reni: notes on travel arrangements for the Director's visit to Liechtenstein; correspondence with Geoffrey Agnew re purchase of the Reni 'Adoration of the Shepherds' for the Gallery from the Prince of Liechtenstein and reimbursing him for the cost; drafts of Gallery's press release announcing acquisition; letter from Roger Cary of BBC enclosing text of a short talk he gave for the Italian Service re the acquisition; undated cutting from Museums Journal announcing acquisition

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