The Museum: From its Origins to the 21st Century
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  • Year: 2021
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln
  • ISBN: 9780711254565
  • Page: 320
  • Cover: hardcover

Visited by millions around the world every year, discover the untold story of the history of the institution of the museum, one of mankind’s most essential creations.

Using examples of the greatest cultural institutions to shape the narrative, this book outlines the history of the museum movement, tracking the evolution from princely collections in Europe and the Enlightenment’s classically inspired temples of curiosities, via the public museums of the late nineteenth century, on to today’s global era oficonic buildings designed by the world’s leading architects.

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