Delight in Diversity: Display at the British Museum : Seminar, March 1995
John F. Cherry, Susan Walker
British Museum, Jan 1, 1996 - History - 64 pages
A transcription of a day-long seminar held at the British Museum in 1995 to discuss aspects of display at the museum. Invited guests examined specific displays and were joined by many of the staff and other curators. A stimulating discussion ensued which makes fascinating reading for all involved with heritage management.
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