The British Museum : a history

Published
  • London : British Museum Press [2002]
Physical description
416 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 26 cm
ISBN
  • 0714127647
  • 9780714127644
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 394-406) and index.
Related item
  • Online version:: Wilson, David M. (David Mackenzie), 1931- British Museum. London : British Museum Press, ¬©2002
  • http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366287
  • http://hdl.library.upenn.edu/1017.12/366295
Genre
  • History.
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • The British Museum is the oldest publicly funded museum in the world. This volume tells the story of the collections, the buildings that house them, and the people who have administered and curated them since its foundation in 1753.

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