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Sir Hans Sloane

Arthur MacGregor

Sir Hans Sloane

Collector, Scientist, Antiquary Founding Father of the British Museum

by Arthur MacGregor

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Published by Not Avail .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bibliographies, catalogues, discographies,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Museum, historic sites, gallery & art guides,
  • The Arts,
  • Sir,,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Scientists,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Sloane, Hans,,
  • Antiquarians,
  • Sloane, Hans,
  • Biography,
  • 1660-1753,
  • Great Britain

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7798736M
    ISBN 100714120855
    ISBN 109780714120850

    Sir Hans Sloane. AKA Hans Sloane. Milk chocolate and the British Museum. Birthplace: Killyleagh, County Down, Ireland Location of death: London, England Cause of death: unspecified R. Hans Sloane was a 17th century British doctor whose hobby was collecting antiquities and coins, shells and rocks, unusual plants and animals, and other curios. He worked as an Born: The British Museum was founded in and opened its doors in It was the first national museum to cover all fields of human knowledge, open to visitors from across the world. Enlightenment ideals and values – critical scrutiny of all assumptions, open debate, scientific research, progress and tolerance – have marked the Museum since.

    Sir Hans Sloane and ethnography, [H. J Braunholtz] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Sir Hans Sloane and ethnographyCited by: 2. of Sir Hans Sloane: their authors, organisation, and functions’, Electronic British Library Journal (), pp. 1–49, at p. 31 A. MacGregor, ‘The life, character and career of Sir Hans.

    Quotes by Hans Sloane “The knowledge of Natural-History, being Observation of Matters of Fact, is more certain than most others, and in my slender Opinion, less subject to Mistakes than Reasonings, Hypotheses, and Deductions are;. In Sir Hans Sloane's Milk Drinking Chocolate was launched in London. Posh Hot Chocolate. We put more cocoa in our chocolate pearls so they actually taste of chocolate.


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Sir Hans Sloane Centre. 27 likes. The Sir Hans Sloane Centre will consist of a small museum, a science education area, outward bound resources and visitor ers: This is an informative, well-written and interesting book on Sir Hans Sloane, the man whose legacy served as the foundation of the British Museum.

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Reply Retweet Favorite. Sir John Soane's Museum. Follow @SoaneMuseum. We're on #Instagram. Follow us at for beautiful. Sir Sir Hans Sloane book Sloane, Baronet, (born ApKillyleagh, County Down, Ire.—died Jan.

11,London, Eng.), British physician and naturalist whose collection of books, manuscripts, and curiosities formed the basis for the British Museum in London. As a child Sloane possessed a strong curiosity of nature, and he developed a particular interest in plants. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Preface. 9: The Scots Settlement in county Down. The Sloanes and the Bailies. 10 other sections not shown. Other editions - View all. Sir Hans Sloane: the great collector and his circle Eric St.

John Brooks. The Will of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. Deceased [Hans Sloane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages.

Little of Sloane’s stuff remains on display in London, though there is still a store of his Jamaican specimens in the Sir Hans Sloane herbarium at the Natural History Museum.

Sir Hans Sloane, MD, () is best known today for his collections of books, manuscripts, and curiosities, which formed the nucleus of the British Museum at its creation the year he died.

Sloane wrote about the eye from the level of knowledge of the most informed physicians of his : James G. Ravin. The Sloane Printed Books catalogue lists books which belonged to Sir Hans Sloane ().

Bibliographical records are enhanced with Sloane's own numbers or other identifying marks, and with information about previous owners. A number of records include information on the physical state and condition of the items. Recently Sir Hans Sloane Square was created in Killyleagh, complete with a copy of the statue from the physic garden and there is a memorial at Killyleagh Castle.

The Parish Church contains the graves of his father and some of his brothers. Hans Sloane is buried at Chelsea Old Church and his tomb bears the inscription. Welcome to The Sloane Letters Project. A pilot of this project, Sir Hans Sloane’s Correspondence Online, was first launched at the University of Saskatchewan in to coincide with the th anniversary of Sir Hans Sloane’s project was renamed The Sloane Letters Project when it moved to this site in The correspondence of Sir Hans Sloane () consists of.

MS ), including several attributed to Sir Hans Sloane. A third book, which belonged to Elizabeth Fuller, is held at the Wellcome Library (MS ) and is dated and Given the initial date and name, it is likely that the book’s first owner was Sloane’s step-daughter from Jamaica, Elizabeth Rose, who married John Fuller in Sir Hans Sloane Capacity.

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Sir Hans Sloane was one of the most remarkable figures produced by the British life spanned 10 decades and two hemispheres, he lived through six reigns and one revolution, and he.

The Byble in Englyshe. [London]: Edward Whitchurch, /(Dean and Chapter of Canterbury) Sir Hans Sloane MD, FRS, FRCP (–), was a celebrated 18th-century physician and scientist. He was a royal physician to Queen Anne, George I and George II, and President of the Royal Society from to He was also President of the.

Being the chap who invented Hans Crescent (behind Harrods) and Sloane Square, amongst other places. Also the chap whose will turned up in the DPLA, noticed at reference 3.

But this being the proper notice of reference 2, a handsomely produced book from Belknap, first noticed at reference 1. Sir Hans Sloane MD, FRS, FRCP (–), was a celebrated 18th century physician and scientist.

He was a royal physician to Queen Anne, George I and George II, and of Royal Society from to He was also President of the Royal College of Physicians.

Sloane was a celebrated man and Chelsea, where he lived from until his death inhas many roads and squares named after him, including Sloane Square station, a tube stop along the circle and district lines.

For more information, visit: Sir Hans : Josephine Price. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Braunholtz, H.J. (Hermann Justus), Sir Hans Sloane and ethnography. London, British Museum, Get this from a library. From books to bezoars: Sir Hans Sloane and his collections.

[Alison Walker; Arthur MacGregor; Michael Hunter;] -- This extensively illustrated volume offers fresh perspectives on the great 18th-century physician, naturalist and collector, Sir Hans Sloane (), whose holdings formed the basis of the. Sir Hans Sloane and his Collections.

The British Library, London, pp Hunt, Arnold () ‘Sloane as a Collector of Manuscripts’ in Alison Walker, Arthur MacGregor, Michael Hunter, From Books to Bezoars.

Sir Hans Sloane and his Collections. The British Library, London, ppThis is a bound manuscript volume held at the British Museum containing numbered entries that list and describe the vast array of these categories of objects collected by Sir Hans Sloane () between the s and the s.Sir Hans Sloan's Library and Cabinet of Curiosities Found the British Museum 1/11/ CE On his death on Janu the will of English physician and naturalist Sir Hans Sloane bequeathed his collection of 70, objects, including a library, and an herbarium to Britain as the basis for the British Museum.