Archive for the ‘Historic Collections’ Category

Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg

Hermitage – Winter Palace, St. Petersburg  (photo P. Hunt 2017) By P. F. Sommerfeldt – It has been variously said that even if you stood in front of...

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Sleeping Beauties – Is there a Future for University Collections?

Fig. 1 Reconstruction model of the Athenian Parthenon, facade and cella with the cult image of Athena Parthenos, 19th C, permanent loan by the Metropolitan Museum,...

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The Complete Gentleman – Johann Ludwig von Wallmoden-Gimborn

  Fig. 1 Hanover, Schloss Herrenhausen, c.1640-1943, rebuilt 2013 in its Neoclassicist appearance conducted by Georg Ludwig Friedrich Laves in 1818. By Andrea...

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