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The Resource An infinity of things : how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world, Frances Larson, (electronic resource)

An infinity of things : how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world, Frances Larson, (electronic resource)

Label
An infinity of things : how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world
Title
An infinity of things
Title remainder
how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world
Statement of responsibility
Frances Larson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Infinity of Things tells the story of one of the largest private collections ever created, and the life of the man behind it. Wellcome planned a great museum filled with treasures from all corners of the globe, charting the history of human health from prehistory to the present day. The breadth of his vision was matched only by the depth of his pockets. During the opening decades of the twentieth century he acquired a collection so large that later generations of staff took to describing its contents by the ton. But Wellcome's museum was never finished, and his collection was still stored i
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Larson, Frances
Dewey number
610.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wellcome, Henry S.
  • Businessmen
  • Collectors and collecting
  • Philanthropists
  • Medical instruments and apparatus
  • Medicine
Label
An infinity of things : how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world, Frances Larson, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-337) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; A NOTE ON MONEY; 1. Quite indescribable disorder; PART I. ROOTS; PART II. TACTICS; PART III. OUTCOMES; PART IV. LEGACIES; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn505429377
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571268
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505429377
Label
An infinity of things : how Sir Henry Wellcome collected the world, Frances Larson, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 330-337) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; A NOTE ON MONEY; 1. Quite indescribable disorder; PART I. ROOTS; PART II. TACTICS; PART III. OUTCOMES; PART IV. LEGACIES; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Control code
ocn505429377
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 343 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191571268
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)505429377

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