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Title:
The Cobbe cabinet of curiosities : an Anglo-Irish country house museum / edited by Arthur MacGregor.
Published/Created:
New Haven : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
495 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
AM401.C63 M33 2015 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction-The cabinet of curiosities at the turn of the nineteenth century: the Cobbe museum and its contemporaries -- Archbishop Cobbe Swiftiana -- Cabinets and furniture -- Zoological curios and taxidermy -- Insects -- Shells -- Charles Cobbe's herbarium -- Minerals, rocks and fossils, and geological curios -- Antlers of Megaceros -- Stone projectile tips -- Classical and Egyptian antiquities -- Coins and medals -- Lithophane -- Gem facsimiles -- Early modern curiosities -- Anatomical illustration -- India -- Burma -- Nepal -- China and Japan -- Africa, the Pacific and North America -- The continuing collection.
Subject Terms:
Cobb family -- Art collections.
Cobb family -- Natural history collections.
Collectors and collecting -- Ireland -- History -- 18th century.
Collectors and collecting -- Ireland -- History -- 19th century.
Newbridge House.
Contributors:
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941- editor.
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, issuing body.
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