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Elizabeth Weisz Fund

Elizabeth Weisz bequeathed the Gallery eight drawings by her brother, Victor Weisz, the Evening Standard cartoonist, ‘Vicky’, in 2003. Additionally, the executors of her estate provided support to establish the Elizabeth Weisz Fund to enable the Gallery to extend its collection of caricatures and drawings.

The following caricatures have been purchased using the Elizabeth Weisz Fund.

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