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The Forster Collection of zoological drawings in the British Museum

British Museum (Natural History). Forster Collection.

The Forster Collection of zoological drawings in the British Museum

by British Museum (Natural History). Forster Collection.

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Published by British Museum (Natural History) in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Natural History

StatementP.J.P. Whitehead.
SeriesBulletins; historical series -- Vol.6; no.2.
ContributionsWhitehead, Peter James Palmer, 1930-
The Physical Object
Pagination47p.
Number of Pages47
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21852552M

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The Forster Collection of zoological drawings in the British Museum by British Museum (Natural History). Forster Collection. Download PDF EPUB FB2

NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. the forster collection of zoological drawings in the british museum Item Preview the forster collection of zoological drawings in the british museum. Publication date Collection citebank Language English Volume 6.

These Parkin- son, Forster and Ellis drawings are in the British Museum (Natural History), but there are also a few natural history drawings in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum, including 46 bv John (William) Webber (* b 2) and a few by John Cleveley, John Frederick Miller and James Miller (bound together, * b 4).

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Edited with an Introduction and Commentary by Joseph Ewan. Phila.: American Philosophical Society, 1st ed. Illus. with 59pp. of plates, some in color. Folio. A very fine copy in d/j. The most important zoological collection in London outside of the British Museum was that established by the Zoological Society of London.

It was to have only a fleeting existence of 30 years from its foundation in Yet in that short space of time, its collections of vertebrate specimens came to rival those of the British Museum both in volume and in taxonomic value, and attracted Cited by: Five of these fascinating notebooks, bound into three small volumes, have been in our collection since when they were bequeathed to the Museum by John Forster.

Collectively known as Codex Forster, they date from about to and reflect Leonardo's highly inquisitive mind. ZSL's Prince Philip Zoological Library & Archives is one of the UK’s largest repositories of animal images.

There are approximately original artworks in watercolour, oil and other media. The majority are watercolours which were produced in the 19th century but the collection dates from the early 17th century to the end of the 20th century.

This book is devoted to the knowledge of up to years of collecting, organizing and preserving animals by generations of scientists. Zoological Collections are a huge resource for modern animal research and should be available for national and international scientists and institutions, as well as prospective public and private customers.

Zoological illustration is a specialized branch of art. Its primary purpose is scientific -- the accurate depiction of animals, usually, but not always, in partnership with descriptive text.

It differs from animal portraiture, which is the artist's interpretation of an individual rather than a species, and, ideally, is free of narrative, moral. Without this space the Museum was like a city without a park.

This project is about its reinvention. With over six million visitors annually, the British Museum is as popular as the Louvre or the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

However, in the absence of a centralised circulation system it was congested and difficult to navigate. The intricate drawings in this collection offer us a special insight into how new discoveries and images of plants and animals in far off lands were. The King's Library (now the Enlightenment Gallery) was built to house King George III's collection which included more t books and had been donated to the nation by his son, George IV in This gallery was the first wing of the new Museum's quadrangular building to be built, with construction beginning in Edward Morgan Forster OM CH was an English novelist, short story writer, essayist and librettist.

Many of his novels examine class difference and hypocrisy, including A Room with a View, Howards End and A Passage to India. The last brought him his greatest success. He was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Literature in 16 different mater: King's College, Cambridge.

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CAT# Title Page 28/11/01 PM Page 1 ZOO and AQUARIUM HISTORY Ancient Animal Collections to Zoological Gardens Edited by Vernon N. Kisling, Size: 9MB. Overview of illustrations in Works describing Darwin's Specimens. Note: the largest collection of illustrations of Darwin's Beagle specimens is in Zoology of the Beagle, edited by Darwin also the fossil shells from South America here, and barnacles here.

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With the donation in of their collection of ethnographic and twentieth-century art to the University of East Anglia, together with an endowment for a new building, Sir Robert and Lady Sainsbury sought to establish the Sainsbury Centre as an academic and social focus within the campus.

The Sainsburys shared a belief that the study of art.The 18th century witnessed a new interest in African animals. Research was undertaken at the Cape of Good Hope by explorers whose books, manuscripts and drawings concerning mammals and birds are listed and discussed within this text.;This text gives details on four collections of mammal and bird drawings connected with Levaillant's research.

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