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Figure 2

Black and white photograph from the nineteen fifties of Parliamentary Secretary Richard Thompson giving a speech at the opening ceremony of the radio guided tour

Parliamentary Secretary Richard Thompson giving a speech at the opening ceremony of the Radio-Ruided Rour. In the background is an older kind of museum display with grid-like configurations of glass and mahogany showcases. Out of shot is the Iron and Steel Gallery which represented the new exhibition landscape.