Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)NCLAdd/130
TitleLetter from Neville Chamberlain to Frank Owen Salisbury
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DescriptionLetter, dated 11 June, in which Chamberlain, 11 Downing Street [London], thanks Mr Frank O. Salisbury [1874-1962, painter], Sarum Chase, Hampstead [London], for his letter and for the promise of a proof of his 'Jubilee picture', The Heart of the Empire, which 'shall have a place of honour in this house'. The painting to which he referred depicted the Service of Thanksgiving held to mark King George V's silver jubilee. Chamberlain, as a leading member of the Cabinet, had a prominent position on the canvas and in this letter he apologises for not giving Salisbury a second sitting.
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