30 Sep 1938-14 May 1955
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This file contains correspondence with Sir Robert Mond re the removal of the pictures by Cima to the Gallery; correspondence re the handover of the Mantegna 'Imperator Mundi' from the estate of Violet, Lady Melchett; correspondence with the Treasury Solicitor, Lord Melchett and the Marchioness of Reading [eldest grandchild of Dr Mond] and Messrs Oppenheimer, Nathan and Van Dyck re hanging the Mond collection throughout the Gallery including a copy of Counsel's opinion on legality of such, dated 1 May 1951; correspondence with the Treasury Solicitor, Leonard Koetser and the press re attribution of 'The Virgin and Child with an Angel' by Francia including some press cuttings.
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