Deaccession foiled in Scotland

September 5 2011

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Picture: Lochaber News

Here's a rarity - a museum in Scotland has been forced to shelve plans for a deaccession after a public outcry. The West Highland Museum wanted to sell Letters and News at the Lochside, 1868, by Henry Tamworth Wells to fund a new extension. It was valued at up to £60,000. But local residents objected, and for now seem to have won. More details here

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