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Acquisition file

19 Nov 1918-19 Jul 1929


Acquisition file


19 Nov 1918-19 Jul 1929

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Correspondence with Messrs Colnaghi and Lady Pembroke re possible sale of the Wilton Diptych in 1918; correspondence with HM Treasury re obtaining a special grant towards the purchase of the Diptych in 1929 and with Messrs Nicholl, Manisty & Co, solicitors to Lord Pembroke's Trustees re payment for the picture including receipts for payments received. The Gallery's list of pictures of paramount importance and the possible acquisition of the Cornaro Titian are also discussed in this file.

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Paintings referenced in this record

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Further acquisition material including copies of receipts may be found in dossier NG4451; see also NG14/61/1 for correspondence with NACF re acquisition

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