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Joseph Banks and the British Museum: The World of Collecting 1770-1830

History


by
Neil Chambers

Book Details

Format: EPUB

File size: 2.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Concentrating on the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820), this book explores the early history of collections at the British Museum. Taking Banks’ extraordinary career as its basis, it examines the changes that took place during a period of transition that led to collecting on an increasingly global scale.