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The Origins of museums : the cabinet of curiosities in sixteenth- and seventeenth century Europe / edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor.
Title:
The Origins of museums : the cabinet of curiosities in sixteenth- and seventeenth century Europe / edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor.
Published/Created:
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; c1985.
New York : Oxford University Press, c1985.
Physical Description:
xiii, 335 p., [54] p. of plates : ill. ; 29 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
AM342 O75 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Based on papers delivered at an international symposium held in July 1983 to celebrate the tercentenary of the Ashmolean Museum.
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. [281]-312.
Subject Terms:
Collectors and collecting -- Europe -- History.
Museums -- Europe -- History.
Contributors:
Impey, O. R. (Oliver R.)
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941-
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