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Richard Greene, Museum Lichfield

Richard Greene, Museum Lichfield

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Once I realised that, the walls between my two worlds (art and science) dissolved 1 Mark Dion explores the roots of.

Natural History Museum | The Perfumed Dandy.

The court of the Pitt Rivers Museum circa 1901 after the installation of the totem poles from Canada.

Charles DarwiDarwin was an avid collector of beetles while at Cambridge. Some of his specimens survive at the Cambridge Zoology Museum.

Entomology (insects)- Coleopterology (beetles) I realised that I don't have an insect section in my museum shop. A lot of "insect recreations" risk becoming crafty such as butterflies, so I decided to stick with beetles.

Old coloured postcard from the Carnegie Museum, showing Diplodocus. HD

Old coloured postcard from the Carnegie Museum, showing Diplodocus.

Los cuartos de las Maravillas o Gabinete de las curiosidades (también conocidos como Wunderkammern, Wonder Chambers o Kunstkammer) proliferaron en la época de las grandes exploraciones siendo los antecesores directos de los museos tanto de historia natural como de arte. El 'Cuarto de las Maravillas' visionado por Kircher en el colegio romano y la colección esotérica de Rodolfo ii en su castillo de Praga se podrían situar entre estas iniciativas proto 'enciclopedistas'.

my life in a cabinet of curiosities

Engraving of Ferrante Imperato’s Cabinet of Curiosity, from Dell’Historia Naturale, Naples, 1599

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