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Research Papers of David Addison



Research Papers of David Addison



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The papers include Addison's handwritten research notes, annotated articles and catalogues, and correspondence relating to collectors in Bristol and Gloucestershire from the late eighteenth to the nineteenth century.

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Paintings referenced in this record

Administrative history

The collection is formed from the papers of David Addison, an art historian, artist and priest, who previously worked at the Bradford City Art Gallery before becoming the Director of Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum in the 1970s.

Custodial history

The papers were collected together by David Addision during the course of his research. They were donated by David Addison to the National Gallery on 16 September 2013 and were deposited in the archive on 24 October 2013.

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