general contents of the British Museum

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Designed by Sydney Smirke and opened inthe Country: United Kingdom. The British Museum, in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British documents the story of human culture from its beginnings to the Director: Hartwig Fischer.

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A choice selection of topics, some well known and obvious (Sutton Hoo, the Royal Cemeteries at Ur, the Elgin Marbles), others less obvious (the Folkton Drums, the Lothar Crystal), fifty in all, serve as the basis for description and discussion of both objects and Cited by: 2.

A General Guide to the British Museum (Natural History) With Plans and a View of the Building ISBN () Softcover, General Books LLC, General contents of the British Museum: with remarks. Serving as a directory in viewing that noble cabinet. London: Printed for R. and J.

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Dodsley, (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Dodsley; British Museum.

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This book is the latest in a huge series of Colouring Books of Cards and Envelopes, the others have all been illustrated by Rebecca Jones and had nature and animal themed cards, this new book is one of two which have been created in partnership with the British Museum and while the production quality and style is identical, the content is quite.

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Extract from A General Guide to the British Museum () HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION. THE British Museum dates its actual foundation from the yearwhen an Act of Parliament was passed “for the purchase of the Museum or Collection of Sir Hans Sloane, and of the Harleian Collection of Manuscripts, and for providing One General Repository for the better Reception.

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In the original natural history collections were transferred to a new building in South Kensington to form the Natural History Museum, and in the British Museum’s library was joined by an act of Parliament with a number of other holdings to create the British Library.

About half the national library’s holdings were kept at the. In the British Museum opened its doors to the general public—the first free national museum in the world.

James Delbourgo’s biography of Hans Sloane recounts the story behind its creation, told through the life of a figure with an insatiable ambition to pit universal knowledge against superstition and the means to realize his dream. Born in northern Ireland inSloane.

British Museum. Department of Printed Books. Title: General catalogue of printed books. Edition: Photolithographic ed. to Imprint: London: Trustees of the British Museum, Extent: v. Notes: The new edition was started with vol. 52 at the point where the previous edition had been abandoned; it will conclude with the publication Book Edition: Photolithographic Ed.

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