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Watch the British Museum Conserve Its Largest Print, a 16th-Century Dürer Woodcut

Hyperallergic - May 23, 2017
The first edition at the British Museum is the institution's biggest print, and was acquired in 1834. As curator Giulia Bartrum explains in this video recently shared by the museum, it was assembled in the 1890s, and was on permanent display ever since.

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave, British Museum is a fascinating ...

Telegraph.co.uk - May 23, 2017
In the history of Japanese art, no-one has come close to the genius of Katsushika Hokusai.

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave, British Museum, review ...

The Independent - May 23, 2017
Things just get better and better – for some. According to Hokusai (1760-1849), nothing he drew until he reached the age of 70 was worthy of notice. Then came ...

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2003 Royal Mail FDC - 250th Anniv. of the British Museum - issued 7 October 2003




1881-1904 60vol British Museum Catalogue of Printed Books with Supplements


(1773) British Museum-LOTTERY Tickets. FULL UNCUT SHEET. Extremely Rare


Illuminated Manuscripts in the British Museum - 1899 - 4 Volumes


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Fodor's London

by: Fodor's Travel Guides
Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for 80 years.

Crowds continue to flock to England's capital as much to discover the hippest galleries, shops, and exciting nightlife scene as to enjoy world-renowned museums, the royal palace, and some of the chicest restaurants and hotels in the world. The new Fodor's London captures all of this, and more.

This travel guide includes:
· Dozens of full-color maps plus a handy pullout map with essential information.
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A History of the World in 100 Objects

by: Neil MacGregor
"An enthralling and profoundly humane book that every civilized person should read."
--The Wall Street Journal 

The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly popular radio series

When did people first start to wear jewelry or play music? When were cows domesticated, and why do we feed their milk to our children? Where were the first cities, and what made them succeed? Who developed math--or invented money?

The history of humanity is one of invention and innovation, as we have continually created new things to use, to admire, or leave our mark on the world.
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The Art of War

by: Sun Tzu
Written 2500 years ago, The Art of War is the oldest military treatise in the world, a classic study of competition and rivalry that has been utilized by soldiers ever since. Napoleon studied its strategies and tactics. It is required reading for intelligence personnel in the United States Marine Corps. "Warriors" of Wall Street and in corporation cultures rely on it for guidance. It's even been rumored to help players win at the board game Risk. This 1910 translation by the British Museum's Lionel Giles is the most popular one available, a highly readable version of this still startlingly relevant text.
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7000 Years of Jewelry

The most comprehensive and beautifully illustrated history of jewelry.

The previous edition of this exhaustive survey was published to critical acclaim by the British Museum Press. Since publication, the museum has expanded its collection, with major acquisitions of pieces from Europe and Asia. The new edition includes a complete revision of the section on Europe after 1700, plus revisions to the sections on Celtic Europe, Roman Britain, cameos and finger rings.

The book explores the varied styles, techniques and materials used to make jewelry in many civilizations throughout the world and across the millennia.
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The British Museum in London Walking Tour

A Walking tour around the British Museum in London focussing on all the major exhibits. The British Museum is a museum in London dedicated to human history ...

LONDON, what to see at the BRITISH MUSEUM in less than 2 hours!!

Let's go visit the world famous and extremely fascinating British Museum which is dedicated to human history, art and culture, and is located in the Bloomsbury ...

London, England: British Museum

More info about travel to London: http://www.ricksteves.com/europe/england/london The British Museum is a showcase of extraordinary treasures, including ...

258 years of the British Museum

The British Museum opened its doors to visitors 258 years ago this month, on 15 January 1759. The first national public museum in the world, it was – and still is ...

The oldest portrait in the British Museum (probably) | Curator's Corner Season 2 Episode 1

Over many years, Curator Alexandra Fletcher has formed a particularly strong bond with one of the… older people in the British Museum. In fact, she was one of ...