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Creator:
Waterfield, Giles.
Title(s):

For an excellent purpose [videorecording] : museums and their publics in Britain from 1850-1914 / Giles Waterfield.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale Center for British Art, 2007.
Physical Description:
6 videodisc (DVD) (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DVD 16
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Videos
Notes:
DVD.
Recording of live performance of the lectures, April 3-5 and 9-1, 2007 at Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut and organized by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art in London.
Subject Terms:
Art museums -- Collectors and collecting -- Connecticut -- New Haven -- History -- 20th century.
Art museums -- Collectors and collecting -- England -- History -- 19th century.
Art museums -- Educational aspects.
Art museums -- Great Britain.
Yale Center for British Art.
Contributors:
Yale Center for British Art.
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.
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  • 1-2. The rise of the regional museum in Victorian Britain, Parts I and II.--3. Collecting for the people.--4. Beyond the Crystal Palace: museum exhibitions in nineteenth-century Britain.--5. Explaining the museum.--6. Galleries of British art.