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Appeal on behalf of the National Art-Collections Fund, by the Earl of Crawford and Batearres, G.B.E., chairman of the Executive Committee
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The National Art-Collections Fund is a body of private subscribers whose object is to help our museums and galleries to acquire works of art which they could not otherwise afford; and it is largely due to the Fund that many works of the greatest beauty and value have been secured for the nation.
Velasquez' Venus, Holbein's Duchess of Milan, the Wilton Diptych , and the Luttrell Psatter are a few of the many master-pieces with which the Fund has been associated in the past.
Museums and galleries, with their small grants, rely increasingly on the Fund's help, and this help is only possible through donations and the subscriptions of its members, at present numbering some 7,000.


Unknown: Wilton Diptych

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Feedback about THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE, BBC Home Service Basic, 20.25, 19 August 1951
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