To mark the occasion of the British Museum's 250th birthday, historian Lisa Jardine goes in search of the origins of public museums by exploring the fascinating history of Cabinets of Curiosities -... the private collections which not only inspired our first museums, but also helped stock them.
|First transmission date:||04-06-2003|
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|Publisher:||BBC Open University|
|Subject terms:||Artefacts; British Museum; Museums|
|Master spool number:||BOU11145|
|Available to public:||no|