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Beaverbrook in photos: The estate, the art, the lord

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Cherkley Court Leatherhead Surrey Britain, England

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Lord Beaverbrook speaks to Sarah Hampson about the dispute at the Beaverbrook Gallery in New Brunswick on Tuesday, February 13, 2007. Beaverbrook was trying to reclaim some of the gallery's paintings which were allegedly endowed to the Canadian museum in the 1950s by his predecessor.

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Lucian Freud's 'Hotel Bedroom.'

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery

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Joseph Mallord William Turner's 'The Fountain of Indolence'.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery

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Claude-Joseph Vernet's 'A Grand View of the Sea Shore in the Mediterranean'.

The Property of the Beaverbrook Foundation

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Lord Beaverbrook, publisher of LONDON DAILY EXPRESS newspaper, posing w. his daughter Mrs. Drogo Montagu, in front of his country home.

Margaret Bourke-White/Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

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