Flying Sunflowers: the logistical secrets of the NGA’s Botticelli to Van Gogh blockbuster

Flying Sunflowers: the logistical secrets of the NGA’s Botticelli to Van Gogh blockbuster

The Guardian

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It takes more than a few rolls of bubble wrap to safely transport 61 priceless masterpieces to Australia during a pandemic

Over the past two months, a discreet convoy of unmarked trucks has been traversing the 290km stretch of the Hume Highway between Sydney and Canberra.

They probably had an Australian federal police escort, but we can’t say for sure. The security arrangements for the transportation of the most priceless collection of artworks to reach Australian shores has been cloaked in secrecy.

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