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The Resource Wondrous curiosities : ancient Egypt at the British Museum, Stephanie Moser

Wondrous curiosities : ancient Egypt at the British Museum, Stephanie Moser

Label
Wondrous curiosities : ancient Egypt at the British Museum
Title
Wondrous curiosities
Title remainder
ancient Egypt at the British Museum
Statement of responsibility
Stephanie Moser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on her exloration of the British Museum's world-famous collection of Egyptian antiquities, this pioneering study reveals the powerful role of museums in shaping our understanding of science, culture, and history. --
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Awards note
Association of American Publishers PROSE Award, 2006.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moser, Stephanie
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • British Museum
  • Egypt
Label
Wondrous curiosities : ancient Egypt at the British Museum, Stephanie Moser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-303) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Museum display, representation, and ancient Egypt -- To pleasurably serve the mind : the didactic study collections of the early modern period -- Wondrous curiosities : the display of the Sloane collection of Egyptian antiquities, 1759 -- Colossal monstrosities : the Townley installation of Egyptian antiquities, 1808 -- Monumental masterpieces : the exhibition of the collection of Henry Salt, 1823 -- Accessible oddities : the New Smirke Gallery and Egyptian Room, 1834 and 1837 -- Historical documents : the extended Smirke galleries, 1854-1880 -- Something for everyone : the British Museum and its creation of ancient Egypt
Control code
ocm62897315
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 328 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9780226542096
Lccn
2005038001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)62897315
Label
Wondrous curiosities : ancient Egypt at the British Museum, Stephanie Moser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-303) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Museum display, representation, and ancient Egypt -- To pleasurably serve the mind : the didactic study collections of the early modern period -- Wondrous curiosities : the display of the Sloane collection of Egyptian antiquities, 1759 -- Colossal monstrosities : the Townley installation of Egyptian antiquities, 1808 -- Monumental masterpieces : the exhibition of the collection of Henry Salt, 1823 -- Accessible oddities : the New Smirke Gallery and Egyptian Room, 1834 and 1837 -- Historical documents : the extended Smirke galleries, 1854-1880 -- Something for everyone : the British Museum and its creation of ancient Egypt
Control code
ocm62897315
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xvi, 328 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9780226542096
Lccn
2005038001
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)62897315

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