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Title Museums and biographies : stories, objects, identities / edited by Kate Hill.
Publisher Woodbridge, Suffolk ; Rochester, NY : The Boydell Press, [2012]
Copyright date ©2012



Descript 1 online resource (x, 338 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
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Contents Individual Biography and Museum History -- 1. A Show of Generosity: Donations and the Intimacy of Display in the ̀Cabinet des medailles et antiques' in Paris from 1830 to 1930 / Felicity Bodenstein -- 2. Introducing Mr Moderna Museet: Pontus Hulten and Sweden's Museum of Modern Art / Stuart Burch -- 3. Sydney Paviere and the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston / Laura Gray -- Problematising Individuals' Biographies -- 4. ̀His Best Successor': Lady Eastlake and the National Gallery / Julie Sheldon -- 5. Women, Museums and the Problem of Biography / Anne Whitelaw -- 6. A Curatocracy: Who and What is a V & A Curator? / Linda Sandino -- Institutional Biographies -- 7. Significant Lives: Telling Stories of Museum Architecture / Suzanne MacLeod -- 8. Schinkel's Museums: Collecting and Displaying Architecture in Berlin, 1844-1933 / Wallis Miller -- 9. Personifying the Museum: Incorporation and Biography in American Museum History / Jeffrey Abt -- 10. Making an Exhibition of Ourselves / Helen Rees Leahy -- 11. Institutional Autobiography and the Architecture of the Art Museum: Restoration and Remembering at the National Gallery in the 1980s / Christopher Whitehead -- Object Biographies -- 12. Classifying China: Shifting Interpretations of Buddhist Bronzes in Liverpool Museum, 1867-1997 / Louise Tythacott -- 13. ̀Dressed like an Amazon': The Transatlantic Trajectory of a Red Feather Coat / Mariana Francozo -- 14. Individual, Collective and Institutional Biographies: The Beasley Collection of Pacific Artefacts / Lucie Carreau -- 15. Sculptural Biographies in an Anthropological Collection: Mrs Milward's Indian ̀Types' / Mark J. Elliott -- Museums as Biography -- 16. Houses and Things: Literary House Museums as Collective Biography / Alison Booth -- 17. ̀Keepers of the Flame': Biography, Science and Personality in the Museum / Sophie Forgan -- 18. National History as Biography: Alexandre Lenoir's Museum of French Monuments / Alexandra Stara -- Museums as Autobiography -- 19. Autobiographical Museums / Belinda Nemec -- 20. Who is History? The Use of Autobiographical Accounts in History Museums / Steffi de Jong -- 21. Community Biographies: Character, Rationale and Significance / Elizabeth Crooke.
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ISBN 9781846159756 (electronic book)
184615975X (electronic book)
9781782044628
1782044620
Standard no. 9786613834836
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Series Heritage matters ; v. 9
Heritage matters series ; v. 9.
Subject Museums.
Museums -- History.
Biography as a literary form.
Alt author Hill, Kate, 1969-
Descript 1 online resource (x, 338 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Individual Biography and Museum History -- 1. A Show of Generosity: Donations and the Intimacy of Display in the ̀Cabinet des medailles et antiques' in Paris from 1830 to 1930 / Felicity Bodenstein -- 2. Introducing Mr Moderna Museet: Pontus Hulten and Sweden's Museum of Modern Art / Stuart Burch -- 3. Sydney Paviere and the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston / Laura Gray -- Problematising Individuals' Biographies -- 4. ̀His Best Successor': Lady Eastlake and the National Gallery / Julie Sheldon -- 5. Women, Museums and the Problem of Biography / Anne Whitelaw -- 6. A Curatocracy: Who and What is a V & A Curator? / Linda Sandino -- Institutional Biographies -- 7. Significant Lives: Telling Stories of Museum Architecture / Suzanne MacLeod -- 8. Schinkel's Museums: Collecting and Displaying Architecture in Berlin, 1844-1933 / Wallis Miller -- 9. Personifying the Museum: Incorporation and Biography in American Museum History / Jeffrey Abt -- 10. Making an Exhibition of Ourselves / Helen Rees Leahy -- 11. Institutional Autobiography and the Architecture of the Art Museum: Restoration and Remembering at the National Gallery in the 1980s / Christopher Whitehead -- Object Biographies -- 12. Classifying China: Shifting Interpretations of Buddhist Bronzes in Liverpool Museum, 1867-1997 / Louise Tythacott -- 13. ̀Dressed like an Amazon': The Transatlantic Trajectory of a Red Feather Coat / Mariana Francozo -- 14. Individual, Collective and Institutional Biographies: The Beasley Collection of Pacific Artefacts / Lucie Carreau -- 15. Sculptural Biographies in an Anthropological Collection: Mrs Milward's Indian ̀Types' / Mark J. Elliott -- Museums as Biography -- 16. Houses and Things: Literary House Museums as Collective Biography / Alison Booth -- 17. ̀Keepers of the Flame': Biography, Science and Personality in the Museum / Sophie Forgan -- 18. National History as Biography: Alexandre Lenoir's Museum of French Monuments / Alexandra Stara -- Museums as Autobiography -- 19. Autobiographical Museums / Belinda Nemec -- 20. Who is History? The Use of Autobiographical Accounts in History Museums / Steffi de Jong -- 21. Community Biographies: Character, Rationale and Significance / Elizabeth Crooke.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781846159756 (electronic book)
184615975X (electronic book)
9781782044628
1782044620
Standard no. 9786613834836
Series Heritage matters ; v. 9
Heritage matters series ; v. 9.
Subject Museums.
Museums -- History.
Biography as a literary form.
Alt author Hill, Kate, 1969-

Subject Museums.
Museums -- History.
Biography as a literary form.
Descript 1 online resource (x, 338 pages) : illustrations, portraits.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Individual Biography and Museum History -- 1. A Show of Generosity: Donations and the Intimacy of Display in the ̀Cabinet des medailles et antiques' in Paris from 1830 to 1930 / Felicity Bodenstein -- 2. Introducing Mr Moderna Museet: Pontus Hulten and Sweden's Museum of Modern Art / Stuart Burch -- 3. Sydney Paviere and the Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston / Laura Gray -- Problematising Individuals' Biographies -- 4. ̀His Best Successor': Lady Eastlake and the National Gallery / Julie Sheldon -- 5. Women, Museums and the Problem of Biography / Anne Whitelaw -- 6. A Curatocracy: Who and What is a V & A Curator? / Linda Sandino -- Institutional Biographies -- 7. Significant Lives: Telling Stories of Museum Architecture / Suzanne MacLeod -- 8. Schinkel's Museums: Collecting and Displaying Architecture in Berlin, 1844-1933 / Wallis Miller -- 9. Personifying the Museum: Incorporation and Biography in American Museum History / Jeffrey Abt -- 10. Making an Exhibition of Ourselves / Helen Rees Leahy -- 11. Institutional Autobiography and the Architecture of the Art Museum: Restoration and Remembering at the National Gallery in the 1980s / Christopher Whitehead -- Object Biographies -- 12. Classifying China: Shifting Interpretations of Buddhist Bronzes in Liverpool Museum, 1867-1997 / Louise Tythacott -- 13. ̀Dressed like an Amazon': The Transatlantic Trajectory of a Red Feather Coat / Mariana Francozo -- 14. Individual, Collective and Institutional Biographies: The Beasley Collection of Pacific Artefacts / Lucie Carreau -- 15. Sculptural Biographies in an Anthropological Collection: Mrs Milward's Indian ̀Types' / Mark J. Elliott -- Museums as Biography -- 16. Houses and Things: Literary House Museums as Collective Biography / Alison Booth -- 17. ̀Keepers of the Flame': Biography, Science and Personality in the Museum / Sophie Forgan -- 18. National History as Biography: Alexandre Lenoir's Museum of French Monuments / Alexandra Stara -- Museums as Autobiography -- 19. Autobiographical Museums / Belinda Nemec -- 20. Who is History? The Use of Autobiographical Accounts in History Museums / Steffi de Jong -- 21. Community Biographies: Character, Rationale and Significance / Elizabeth Crooke.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
Alt author Hill, Kate, 1969-
ISBN 9781846159756 (electronic book)
184615975X (electronic book)
9781782044628
1782044620
Standard no. 9786613834836

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