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ID: 500125190
 
Record Type: Corporate Body
National Gallery (British art museum, London, founded 1824)

Note: The beginning of the collection dates from 1824, when the House of Commons bought a picture collection of the banker John Julius Angerstein to form the core of a new national collection. Until a gallery building was constructed, the pictures were displayed at Angerstein's house in Pall Mall. British museum.

Names:
National Gallery (preferred,V)
National Gallery, London (V)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)

Roles:
art museum (preferred)
repository
museum

Gender: not applicable

Events:
location:   London (Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Corporate Bodies
 ........  National Gallery (I)

Biographies:
(British art museum, London, founded 1824) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British repository, London, contemporary) ..... [FAL-IU]
(British museum, contemporary) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
National Gallery ........ [AVERY Preferred, FAL-IU Preferred, VP Preferred]
..................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..................................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
..................................  National Gallery, London [online] (2002-)
National Gallery, London ........ [VP]
.................................................  National Gallery, London [online] (2002-) accessed 11 August 2009

Subject: ........ [AVERY, FAL-IU, VP]
....................  2100146297/Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  National Gallery, London [online] (2002-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
.......... National Gallery, London [online] (2002-) accessed 16 May 2006
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