This photo of the
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One of the few benefits to living in a large city is the potential for culture. European nations have had more time (and resources) than many to collect (or, as some would say, plunder) items from around the world for display and research. Prime among these collections in
Then there is the huge Egyptian and Persian collections on the first floor of the
If you want some stats, then I can tell you that the collection began in 1753, when a Sir Hans Sloane gifted his collection of some 70,000 items to the King. It was established by an act of Parliament and the collection contained here has been growing ever since. Later on when it grew too large the collection was split and all the biological items re-housed in the Natural History Museum.
Up until 1997 the
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