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Creator:
MacGregor, Arthur, 1941-
Title(s):

Curiosity and enlightenment : collectors and collections from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century / Arthur MacGregor.

Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2007.
Physical Description:
x, 386 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
N5200 .M32 2007 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-370) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- History.
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  • The museum adumbrated: some models and precursors
  • The cabinet of curiosities: concept and realization
  • Collecting art
  • Museums and the natural world
  • Death, anatomy and the museum
  • Antiquity in transition
  • Museums of science and technology
  • The museum comes of age.