||Theme: Tate History
Arichive Number: TG/14/6/12
Title: Royal Speech to Mark the Opening of the New Sculpture Gallery
Date: 29 Jun 1937
Description: Speech made by King George VI at the opening ceremony for the new Duveen Sculpture Galleries. Funded by Sir Joseph Duveen (and commonly referred to as 'The Duveens') the galleries were the first in England designed specifically for the display of sculpture.
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