HC Deb 08 July 1856 vol 143 c510

brought up the answer from The QUEEN to the Address of the House.

"I HAVE received your Address, praying that a Royal Commission may issue, to determine the Site of the new National Gallery, and to report on the desirableness of combining with it the Fine Art and Archæological Collections of the British Museum:

"AND, having taken the subject into consideration, I have directed that a Commission shall issue for the purposes which you have requested."

Motion for the adjournment of the House at its rising agreed to.