Under the sign: John Bargrave as collector, traveler, and witness

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University of Michigan Press, 1994 - Antiques & Collectibles - 152 pages
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The curious items collected by a 17th-century English nobleman shed light on the origins and limitations of modern museum practices

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Contents

Rise and Fall
25
The Traveler and
65
The Witness of History
99
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About the author (1994)

Stephen Bann is professor of art history at the University of Bristol. Martha Buskirk teaches art history and criticism at Montserrat College of Art. Lynne Cooke is curator at Dia Art Foundation. Susan Laningham is associate professor of history at Tennessee Tech University. David Morgan is the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Professor in Christianity and the Arts and professor of humanities and art history in Christ College, Valparaiso University.