Loan of the Balfour Declaration, 2 November 2017

The British Library has a policy of supporting loans of items from our collection to other institutions, subject to a range of conditions being met.

Earlier this evening, the Balfour Declaration was displayed at Lancaster House in London, at an event held to mark its centenary. The event was attended by Prime Minister Theresa May and the Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, along with a range of senior political and religious figures. The loan of the Declaration was at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

A digitised copy of the Balfour Declaration can be viewed online via our Digitised Manuscripts website.

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