HC Deb 24 March 1975 vol 889 cc4-5W
Mr. Faulds

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether he will specify the allocations to public institutions of individual works of art pre-eminent for aesthetic merit or artistic interest which have been accepted by the Treasury in satisfaction of estate

Object Recipient Institution
Harbour scene in coloured chalks by Whistler Leighton House Art Gallery and Museum, Kensington.
Pen and ink and wash drawing "An architectural fantasy with Roman amphitheatre near a lagoon" by Canaletto. Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle.
Painting of Antibes by Boudin Nottingham Museum and Art Gallery.
Six items of porcelain Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Seven marble busts by Foggini Manchester City Art Gallery.
Painting "A shooting party at Meggernie" by Richard Ansdell. Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
Portrait of Isabella, Countess of Sefton by Gainsborough Watercolour "The Story of William Tell" by J. A. Koch
Pitt-Rivers archaeological collection Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum.

No wishes on allocation were expressed by the testator or executors in the case of the first three objects in this list. All the others were allocated in accordance with the wishes of the testator or executors.

Four other items, a silver trophy in the shape of a Martello Tower by Paul Storr, a portrait of Ellen Terry by G. F. Watts, a self-portrait by George Richmond and a drawing of Blake by George Richmond, have been accepted in satisfaction of duty in this period but have not yet been allocated.