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The Man Whose Cabinet of Curios Helped Start the British Museum

Bruce Boucher of the New York Times reviews Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum (Harvard University Press, 2017) by James Delbourgo, former Member in the School of Historical Studies, writing, "James Delbourgo’s engrossing new biography situates Sloane within the welter of intellectual and political crosscurrents that marked his times." 

Read more at the New York Times.

September 08, 2017