Nicholas Serota, director of Whitechapel Gallery, writes to Roland Penrose in his capacity as the organiser of the English tour of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War in order to enquire, with the painting's transfer to Spain imminent, about the possibility of partially repeating the touring exhibit which took place between 1937 and 1939.

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Nicholas Serota's letter to Roland Penrose, dated 18 April 1980