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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.
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Series: Screen First
First transmission date: 04-06-2003
Published: 2003
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Duration: 01:00:00
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Contributor: Lisa Jardine
Publisher: BBC Open University
Subject terms: Artefacts; British Museum; Museums
Master spool number: BOU11145
Production number: JOUA283K
Videofinder number: 6652
Available to public: no