• Short Summary

    People visit the National Gallery and donate money to keep the Leonardo cartoon in Britain.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON - THE LEONARDO STAYS HERE".

    General view of exterior of the National Gallery. Inside we see people looking at the Leonardo cartoon. Several shots of the charcoal drawing by Leonardo da Vinci of the Virgin and child with John the Baptist and St Anne. People are given leaflets and donate money to the appeal.

    Commentator explains that the cartoon will now remain in this country. The public donated £450,000 to keep the cartoon here and the remainder of the cost (£350,000) will be met by the government.

    Cuttings on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1723.24
    Media URN:
    53509
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:40:00 / 01:31:33:00
    Canister:
    62/63

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