||Theme: Tate History
Arichive Number: TG/14/5/3/1
Title: Announcement of Duveen Gift
Date: Nov 1918
Description: Announcement of Sir Joseph Duveen's gift of funds to build a Gallery of Modern Foreign Art for the Nation. The Gallery was to be built as an extension to the Tate Gallery. Delayed by the war, construction of the Modern Foreign Gallery was not completed until 1926.