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Joseph Banks and the British Museum
The World of Collecting, 1770-1830





ISBN 9781138117587
Published April 16, 2018 by Routledge
210 Pages

 
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Concentrating on the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820), this book explores the early history of collections at the British Museum. Taking Banks' extraordinary career as its basis, it examines the changes that took place during a period of transition that led to collecting on an increasingly global scale.