2 edition of The British Museum. The Townley Gallery found in the catalog.
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|Number of Pages||80|
Townley's bronzes, coins, gems, and drawings were acquired by the museum in for 8,l. Townley's manuscript catalogues are preserved in the department of Greek and Roman antiquities, British Museum, and his collections, as deposited in the museum, are described and illustrated in Ellis's ‘Townley Gallery.’. Today we relaunch the British Museum blog. But why today? Find out how our history connects past, present and future, and watch Hartwig Fischer, Director of the Museum, explain a bit about the Museum and its role in an ongoing global conversation.
Suggested texts . There's lots of available texts about the British Museum (collections and history rather than people) on the archive: Henry Ellis, "British Museum" - The Townley Gallery Bulletin of the British Museum, Volume 1 - other issues (>~50) also available "How to See the British Museum in Four Visits", by BlanchardClassifier: AdamBMorgan. Wonderful book, very detailed. I always enjoy visiting museums and find the British museum an incredible place to go, but I find it gets very busy which can become a struggle to truly appreciate all the beauty around and I find this book very helpful in .
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InCharles Townley's famous collection of Greek and Roman sculptures, acquired on his Grand Tours in Italy, came to the British Museum. They joined the collections of prints and drawings, gems, coins, bronzes, vases and other classical antiquities from fellow connoisseurs such as Sir William Hamilton and Richard Payne Knight.
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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 Coordinates: 51°31′10″N 0°07′37″W.
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Dallaway in Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century, III (), The British Museum was founded on 7 June by an Act of Parliament, becoming the first national public museum in the world.
It was established as a result of accepting the bequest of the physician and naturalist, Sir Hans Sloane, who left the entire contents of his collection to George II in return for a payment of £20, to the beneficiaries of his will. Foundation of the British Museum. Shortly after Sloane’s “donation” to the nation, King George II formally accepted the collection.
On 7 June he gave his assent and Parliament established the British Museum, adding to its collection two other libraries.
One of those libraries was the Royal Library, which George II donated in British Museum by Henry Ellis,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
Once the collections at the British Museum kept expanding, the Townley Gallery was added in It was named after Charles Townley, a collector and a trustee of the British Museum, who had a large sculpture collection (and a great deal of that collection came to the British Museum after Townley’s death).
A Description of the Ancient Marbles in the British Museum, 3 vols. London, – Cook, B. The Townley Marbles. London: British Museum Press, Edwards, Edward.
Lives of the Founders of the British Museum. London: Trübner and Co., – – –. Remarks on the “Minutes of Evidence” Taken before the Select Committee on the Author: Martin Myrone. The museum was founded in with the donation of 71, objects from the collection of Sir Hans Sloane.
The British Museum quickly established itself as one of London's top attractions. The Towneley or Townley family are an English (UK) family whose ancestry can be traced back to Norman England.
Towneley Hall in Burnley, Lancashire, was the family seat until its sale, together with the surrounding park, to the corporation of Burnley in Towneley Hall is now a Grade I listed building and a large museum within Towneley Park (UK).
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