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RAA/SEC/14/22 Correspondence relating to the exhibition of portraits of the royal family 1939-1966
                                        >RAA/SEC/14/22/4 Ulick Alexander, Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace, to W. R. M. Lamb 31 Jan 1940
Reference CodeRAA/SEC/14/22/4
LevelItem
TitleUlick Alexander, Privy Purse Office, Buckingham Palace, to W. R. M. Lamb
Date31 Jan 1940
Extent & Medium2pp.
Previous Reference Codes705 A
Content DescriptionIn reply to the Secretary's letter of 24 January 1940, the King would like to extend to the whole of the royal family the ruling that all portraits should be approved before going on display. Alexander suggests that all royal portraits could be sent to Buckingham Palace by van and displayed in a suitable room before the King and Queen for approximately half an hour, before being returned to the RA.