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A description of the collection of ancient marbles in the British Museum

British Museum

A description of the collection of ancient marbles in the British Museum

with engravings.

by British Museum

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Published by British Museum in London .
Written in English


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Spine title Ancient marbles in the British Museum.

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Open LibraryOL20048754M

The Elgin Marbles, a collection of stone sculptures and inscriptions more properly known as the Parthenon Sculptures, was acquired by Lord Elgin in Athens, Greece between and and today lives in London's British Museum Ancient Greece. 8 facts about the Elgin Marbles; 8 facts about the Elgin Marbles. also known as the Elgin. Engravings From The Ancient Marbles In The British Museum. and a great selection of related books, A Description of the Collection of Ancient Marbles in the British Museum: With Engravings. Book-Near Fine, rebound with attractive aqua buckram with grey title plate on front and gilt titles on spine, endpapers replaced. Front free end.

Concentrating on the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (), 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 . Jun 30,  · Collecting Guide: Ancient marbles. The upside of this is that, in the field of ancient marbles, these subjects are seen to be iconic. However it also means that they feature in a large number of collections. Christian Levett’s collection, at home and in his museum, highlights the influence of classical sculpture on contemporary art.

The British Museum is dedicated to human history, art and culture, and is located in the Bloomsbury area of London.. The Museum houses a vast collection of world art and artefacts and is free to all visitors.. The British Museum collection today contains over 8 million veterans-opex.com 1%, or 80, of these objects are on display at any given time in designated store rooms. The Elgin Marbles are a source of controversy between modern Britain and veterans-opex.com's a collection of stone pieces rescued/removed from the ruins of the Ancient Greek Parthenon in the nineteenth century, and now in demand to be sent back from the British Museum to Greece. In many ways, the Marbles are emblematic of the development of modern ideas of national heritage and global display, which.


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Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities: Authors: British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities, Taylor Combe, Edward Hawkins, Charles Robert Cockerell, Samuel Birch: Publisher: W.

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