||Theme: Tate History
Arichive Number: TGA/7811/3/36
Title: Letter from Henry Tate to The Trustees and Director of the National Gallery
Date: 25 Mar 1890
Physical Description: letters (correspondence)
Description: Letter from Henry Tate to the Trustees and Director of the National Gallery asking them to consider building a gallery dedicated to showing British art. Tate offered his collection of paintings as a gift to the nation on the condition that such a gallery was built to house it.