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Rosemary Ashton

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780300154474

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300154474.001.0001

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The British Museum, Panizzi, and the Whereabouts of Russell Square

The British Museum, Panizzi, and the Whereabouts of Russell Square

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(p.131) Chapter Five The British Museum, Panizzi, and the Whereabouts of Russell Square
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Victorian Bloomsbury
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Rosemary Ashton

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300154474.003.0006

This chapter discusses the history of the British Museum located at Russell Square in Bloomsbury, and explains that the museum was founded in 1753 and was the first public national museum in Great Britain. It highlights the role of Antonio Panizzi, a professor of Italian at the University of London who served various positions at the museum from 1831 to 1866, in the reform and growth of the British Museum.

Keywords:   British Museum, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, public national museum, Great Britain, Antonio Panizzi

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