Collections and collectors

Coins of the Gupta Empire from the collection of Henry Wright
Coins of the Gupta Empire from the collection of Henry Wright
Henry Nelson Wright was an Indian civil servant known for studying the coins of India. Working in this Eastern country, he collected coins, in particular, collected copies of the Gupta State, which existed in the IV-VI centuries. This is the period when...
26 October 2020, 23:22
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Waddesdon Manor: a collection of vintage buttons
Waddesdon Manor: a collection of vintage buttons
Waddesdon Manor, which has been turned into a Museum, is decorated with numerous statues, paintings, beautiful antique clocks and various interior decorations. There are collections of clothing and accessories, for example, a collection of buttons –...
24 October 2020, 23:35
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UK post: a collection of Victorian envelopes
UK post: a collection of Victorian envelopes
In the English city of bath, located in the County of Somerset, there is a postal Museum, which contains a rich collection of items related to philately. Here you can find post horns, boxes, maps with routes, special boxes for storing stamps...
22 October 2020, 23:57
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Coins from the collection of Carlo Valdettaro, minted in Lhasa (Tibet)
Coins from the collection of Carlo Valdettaro, minted in Lhasa (Tibet)
Carlo Valdettaro - Italian collector, numismatist, was the managing Director of an Italian company in India, which was first located in Calcutta, and then in Kathmandu. In the 1960s, he often traveled to Nepal, where he purchased coins. In collaboration...
20 October 2020, 22:47
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Vintage teapots from the collection of the Aug Franks
Vintage teapots from the collection of the Aug Franks
Collector Augustus Franks used a significant portion of his fortune to purchase tea sets and individual items: cups, saucers, and teapots. He acquired many rarities due to his friendship with other collectors, and also believed that the passion for...
18 October 2020, 22:49
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Swedish textiles in the collection of Nasser Khalili
Swedish textiles in the collection of Nasser Khalili
Today we will introduce you to another part of the extensive collection of Nasser D. Khalili. This is a Swedish textile: in total, the collection contains about 100 copies made in the XVIII–XIX centuries. Many items are designed for wedding ceremonies...
12 October 2020, 23:24
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Collection of antique clocks at Waddesdon Manor
Collection of antique clocks at Waddesdon Manor
Waddesdon Manor is a mansion in the English village of Waddesdon, which is owned by the National trust and managed by the Rothschild Foundation. The building was built in 1874-1889 and is an architectural monument. It was built as a country residence...
9 October 2020, 21:34
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Gold coins of Edward Wigan
Gold coins of Edward Wigan
Edward Wigan is a numismatist who has amassed an impressive collection of gold Roman coins. He added to the collection by buying items of interest from other collectors. For example, from Francois de Solcy, he purchased a collection of Jewish coins –...
5 October 2020, 23:50
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Vintage rings from the collection of Pierre Louis Blakes
Vintage rings from the collection of Pierre Louis Blakes
Pierre-Louis Blacas d'aulps, known to many as a diplomat and Minister of the Royal court in France after the restoration of Bourbon power, was interested in antiquities and collected a collection of ancient artifacts. He organized the Egyptian Museum in...
3 October 2020, 23:50
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The John Carter Brown map collection
The John Carter Brown map collection
Brown University (USA) is home to the John Carter brown library, which is based on his collection of old books. John's father and relatives were patrons of art, so they became a good example for the boy. After his father's death, he refused to continue...
2 October 2020, 23:49
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