Year's Art

Year's Art

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...6d. each. Hours--Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday, 10 till 4, during the winter months, and from 10 till 5 during the rest of the year. Saturday evening, 7 till 9 free. Thursday and Friday, 10 till 4 all the year round. The Collection now exhibited in the National Gallery consists of--(1) The Pictures collected by the Directors of the Royal Institution, and first exhibited to the public in 1831. (2) The Pictures, Bronzes, &c, bequeathed by Sir James Erskine, of Torrie, to the College of Edinburgh, and deposited with the Board for exhibition under a Deed of Agreement. (3) The Collection of Ancient and Modern Works commenced in 1829 by the Royal Scottish Academy. (4) Pictures, the property of the Board, acquired either by purchase or gift for the National Gallery. (5) Modern Works purchased by the Royal Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts, with funds set apart for this purpose by their charter. (6) A fewpictures deposited as loans for fixed periods. The extension of this Collection depends largely on the public spirit and liberality of individuals. The Government have granted- 1,000 a year for five years, from 1891-2, for the purchase of pictures. (See p. 1.) 1 For notice of Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art, see p. 26. The Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Queen Street. Trustees--The Board Of Manufactures, Royal Institution, Edinburgh. Secretary--Alexander Wood Inglis. Curator--J. M. Gray. First Attendant--Chas. Cunningham. STATE AID--Annual Interest upon, 10,000. Mr. J. R. Findlay, of Aberlour, having offered the sum of _ io, ooo for the establishment of a Scottish National Portrait Gallery, provided a like sum was forthcoming from the Treasury; i 0,000 was voted by Parliament for the purpose named....
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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236537173
  • 9781236537171