William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting (Histories of Material Culture and Collecting) (Hardcover)

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William Hunter's World: The Art and Science of Eighteenth-Century Collecting (Histories of Material Culture and Collecting) (Hardcover)

By E. Geoffrey Hancock (Editor), Nick Pearce (Editor), Mungo Campbell (Editor)

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E. Geoffrey Hancock, an entomologist with a career in various British museums, is currently Honorary Curator of Entomology and a Research Fellow in The Hunterian Museum. His interests include the history of museums and their collections. Professor Nick Pearce holds the Sir John Richmond Chair of Fine Art at the University of Glasgow, where he specialises in the arts of China. His career has spanned both museums and universities, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, The Burrell Collection in Glasgow and the universities of Durham and Edinburgh. Mungo Campbell worked at the National Galleries of Scotland until 1997 and is now Deputy Director of The Hunterian. Curating several major loan exhibitions culminated recently in Allan Ramsay; Portraits of the Enlightenment (2013) and he edited the accompanying publication.
Product Details ISBN: 9781409447740
ISBN-10: 140944774X
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: August 28th, 2015
Pages: 424
Language: English
Series: Histories of Material Culture and Collecting