- 1893 to 1960 (Creation)
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Material relating to the history of the gallery, including: a photocopy of ‘Passmore Edwards Institutions Founding and Opening Ceremonies’ by JJ MacDonald (from the British library); a ‘Summary of the History of the South London Art Gallery Library and Lecture Theatre’ by William Rossiter, 1893; a pamphlet entitled ‘A short history of the South London Fine Art Gallery’, 1896; a pamphlet entitled ‘A Memorial to Elizabeth Rossiter’; and ‘A Brief History of the Gallery with a Review of Post War Activities’, 1960.
The material is a mixture of originals and copies.