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Acquisition file

10 Dec 1934-28 Feb 1939


Acquisition file


10 Dec 1934-28 Feb 1939

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Correspondence with Dr Williamson re proposed bequest of Sir H. Samuelson; correspondence with Messrs Fladgate & Co, solicitors to the executors of Sir H. Samuelson's will re acceptance of the bequest and payment of French death duties; correspondence with Messrs Chenue re arrangements for the transport of the pictures and cassone from France and damage sustained to the latter in transit.

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Paintings referenced in this record

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See Dossier NG4904 for letter from Doctor Williamson to Clark, 27 Nov 1934, re Sir H. Samuelson's intention to bequeath three important pictures to the Gallery; Clark's reply dated 28 Nov 1934 discussing Samuelson's pictures and asking Dr Williamson to inform Mrs Samuelson that the Gallery would be most grateful for the bequest; letter from Samuelson to Doctor Williamson, 10 Dec 1934 re his intention to bequeath five works to the Gallery and providing details of their provenance; letter from Clark to Samuelson, 13 Dec 1934 expressing his delight on learning from Doctor Williamson that he still intended to bequeath his pictures to the Gallery.

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