||Theme: Tate History
Arichive Number: TG/PC/TateVol/1/153
Title: Pall Mall Gazette, 'National Gallery of British Art'
Date: 22 Jul 1897
Physical Description: press cuttings
Description: Press cutting with a cartoon showing Henry Tate giving the National Gallery of British Art (as Tate was first called) to the Nation. Industrialist and art collector Henry Tate offered his collection of paintings to the Nation in 1889, and later provided funding for the building of a National Gallery dedicated to exhibiting British art.
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