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Items In Lieu Of Tax

Volume 202: debated on Tuesday 21 January 1992

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To ask the Minister for the Arts if he will list the allocations made to public institutions in the United Kingdom during the half-year ended 31 December 1991 of individual works of art and museum objects pre-eminent for national, scientific, historic or artistic interest which have been accepted in satisfaction of inheritance tax, together with information, where applicable, as to conditions or wishes expressed in the

ItemTo whom allocatedConditions/wishes expressed
Painting by Lucas de HeereNational Museum of WalesConditional
Portrait of Professor Hill by RaeburnUniversity of EdinburghWish to go to Edinburgh
Harpsichord by Burkat ShudiUniversity of EdinburghWish to go to Edinburgh
Collection of musical instrumentsUniversity of EdinburghWish to go to Edinburgh
Starhemberg Dinner ServiceNational TrustWish to go to National Trust
Louis XV Bas D'armoireNational TrustWish to go to National Trust
Collection of English PorcelainFitzwilliam MuseumConditional
Watercolour by Rex WhistlerMuseum of LondonWish to go to Museum of London
Portrait of Lady Caroline Morrell by Augustus JohnNational Portrait GalleryWish to go to National Portrait Gallery
Collection of papers by George Bellas GreenoughUniversity College, LondonWish to go to Cambridge University
Two portraits by Gainsborough, one by Rubens and a landscape by SeghersRoyal Scottish AcademyConditional
Items awaiting allocationDate of acceptance
Portrait of Beechy20 April 1990
Collection of drawings by Runciman26 April 1991
A vintage motor car and two vintage motor cycles28 November 1991
Press notices have already been issued announcing the acceptance of all of these items and the allocations that have been made to date.