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The museum ’ s founder, Arthur Hazelius, began the museum by using his personal collection of buildings and other cultural materials of pre-industrial society.
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The museum ’ s first notable addition towards its collection of antiquities, since its foundation, was by Sir William Hamilton ( 1730 – 1803 ), British Ambassador to Naples, who sold his collection of Greek and Roman artefacts to the museum in 1784 together with a number of other antiquities and natural history specimens.
That exhibition served as a bridge to the museum ’ s plans for an expanded exhibition on first ladies ’ history that opened on November 19, 2011.
* Florida International University's Wolfsonian museum hosted the Thoughts on Democracy exhibition that displayed posters created by sixty leading contemporary artists and designers, invited to create a new graphic design inspired by American illustrator Norman Rockwell ’ s “ Four Freedoms ” posters of 1943.
The Brunnier Art Museum, Iowa ’ s only accredited museum emphasizing a decorative arts collection, is one of the nation's few museums located within a performing arts and conference complex, the Iowa State Center.
In addition, the opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi is supposed to provide € 400 million over the course of 30 years for its use of the museum ’ s prestigious brand.
The museum also holds many precise and detailed figure studies done in his youth under his father ’ s tutelage, as well as the extensive collection of Jaime Sabartés, his close friend and personal secretary.
The island ’ s two-floor museum situated in a building near the base of Jacob ’ s Ladder was opened the same year and is operated by the St Helena Heritage Society.
In summer 2010, the world's first permanent airport library opened alongside the museum, providing passengers access to a collection of 1, 200 books ( translated into 29 languages ) by Dutch authors or on subjects relating to the country ’ s history and culture.
* The Gemeentemuseum ( Municipal museum ) is home to the world ’ s largest collection of works by the Dutch painter Piet Mondriaan as well as other modern art.
* The Museum voor Communicatie ( formerly the " PTT Museum ") is the national postal museum and houses interactive exhibits as well as one of the country ’ s best collections of stamps.
The Director is next in command and works with the Board to establish and fulfill the museum ’ s mission statement and to ensure that the museum is accountable to the public.
These positions and all other employees should work together toward the museum ’ s institutional goal.
* Collections Management / Registrar – responsible for the care and maintenance of all objects in the museum ’ s collection, tracks movement of objects in and out of the museum on loan or on exhibition, records information about objects in databases-such as an object's provenance.
The papers never mentioned who had collected the fossil, and in the first one he even mistakenly credited the painstaking cleaning and preparation of the fossil performed by Anning to the staff at Bullock ’ s museum.
He insisted the artifacts be transferred back to the museum, negotiated for and succeeded in acquiring Fortnam's collections, later gave his father ’ s collections to the museum, and finally, bequeathed his own Minoan collections, not without the intended effect.
The print was investigated by the museum ’ s curator after he heard an anecdote from a cinema club manager expressing surprise at the length of a print of Metropolis he had viewed.
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He was appointed surgeon at the Philadelphia Hospital in 1854 and was the founder of its pathological museum.
The birthplace of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, founder of Pewabic Pottery, " escaped the 1869 fire "; it is now called Pewabic House and run as a museum.
When talk show host and car collector Jay Leno visited the museum, the founder picked him up in a 1947 Tatra T-87, prompting Leno to purchase one himself.
In 1953, the foundation received a gift of 28 important works from the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier, a founder of America's first collection to be called a modern art museum, the Société Anonyme.
The museum is a tribute to Paul Larson, founder of the Little Falls-based Larson Boats, as well as the Fred Larson Wildlife Animal Collection.
The museum is home to more than 150 rare automobiles, all of which were part of the personal collection of WTVA founder Frank K. Spain.
* James Cash Penney, founder of J. C. Penney ( his farm home has been moved to town and is a museum ).
The museum examines the work of the Foundling Hospital's founder Thomas Coram, as well as the artist William Hogarth and the composer George Frideric Handel, both major benefactors of the institution.
The museum was named for the city of Winterthur ( in Switzerland ), the ancestral home of Jacques Antoine Bidermann, a son-in-law of Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, the founder of the du Pont family and fortune in the United States.
This whale is named after Sir James Hector, a founder of the colonial museum in Wellington, New Zealand.
In honor of its founder, the museum offers free admission and occasional special events for anyone named Isabella.
Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko, considered a founder of Ukrainian literature, is buried on a hill overlooking the Dnieper in Kaniv, and the city houses a memorial museum dedicated to him.
A contest in 1965 for this area included a cultural centre proposed by Pontus Hultén, the legendary founder of Moderna Museet who wished to see his museum relocated from the isolated island Skeppsholmen.
* Karl Fuchs ( museum founder ) ( 1776 – 1846 ), Russian doctor and rector of the Kazan State University
He was a member of the Royal Swedish Academy from 1791 and a founder of the natural history museum ( Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet ) in Stockholm, through his 1819 donation of his extensive zoological collections to the academy.