Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the UK: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the UK

1st Edition

Edited by Keith W. Reynard

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648 pages

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Description

This unique and important directory incorporates some 3,200 entries.

It covers all types and sizes of museums; galleries of paintings, sculpture and photography; and buildings and sites of particular historic interest. It also provides an extensive index listing over 3,200 subjects. The directory covers national collections and major buildings, but also the more unusual, less well-known and local exhibits and sites. The Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the United Kingdom is an indispensable reference source for any library, an ideal companion for researcher and enthusiast alike, and an essential purchase for anyone with an interest in the cultural and historical collections of the UK.

Features include:

* Alphabetically listed entries, which are also indexed by subject for ease of reference

* Entries include the name and address of the organization, telephone and fax numbers, email and internet addresses, a point of contact, times of opening and facilities for visitors

* A breakdown of the collections held by each organization, giving a broad overview of the main collection as a whole

* Details of special collections are provided and include the period covered as well as the number of items held.

Reviews

'A very useful, and certainly fascinating, directory.' - Reference Reviews

Subject Categories

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