Collections and collectors

Gold jewelry of the XIX-XX centuries in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum
Gold jewelry of the XIX-XX centuries in the collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum, founded in 1852 in London, was the very first European museum in which the collection was based on a collection of works of decorative and applied art. The foundation of the institution was associated with the World's Fair...
11 June 2021, 22:16
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Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Islamic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
The earliest artifacts from the collection of Islamic art in the Metropolitan Museum of Art are dated to the VII century AD. In total, there are more than 15 thousand artifacts in the collection, which reveal the diversity of the cultural traditions of...
9 June 2021, 17:26
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Steve Cribb's Banknote Collection
Steve Cribb's Banknote Collection
Steve Cribb – English artist and collector of the XX century. He focused on Chinese coins and banknotes, and also collected medals and tokens. He served for a time as a councillor in the London borough of Hounslow, and also devoted his life to fighting...
7 June 2021, 18:44
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Clothing Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Clothing Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art includes the Costume Institute, a department that includes a collection of clothing and accessories that includes more than 30 thousand copies. After the modernization of the department in 2014, it was named after Anna...
2 June 2021, 22:51
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Augustus Wollaston Franks Plate Collection
Augustus Wollaston Franks Plate Collection
Augustus Wollaston Franks, a collector and employee of the British Museum, collected completely different items, including dishes. His collection grew, and although he acquired many rarities for himself, in due time they also became part of the...
28 May 2021, 21:41
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Mask Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Mask Collection
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has a huge collection of masks brought from all over the world. The first ritual masks appeared more than 9 thousand years ago, but historians believe that the use of these items began much earlier. The use of masks in...
26 May 2021, 20:28
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Textile items donated by John Gillow to the British Museum collection
Textile items donated by John Gillow to the British Museum collection
Collector and writer John Gillow traveled the world for more than 35 years, collecting textile works and writing books about them. The texts are dedicated to the textiles of Africa, Asia, and the Islamic world. As a dealer, Gillow now specializes in...
25 May 2021, 22:38
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Collection of Pre-Columbian American Artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Collection of Pre-Columbian American Artifacts at the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Today we will focus on the rich culture of pre-Columbian America. The Metropolitan Museum of Art houses an impressive collection of artifacts and works of art created by the inhabitants of North, Central and South America for hundreds and thousands of...
24 May 2021, 21:58
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40 thousand cars: Andy Goodman's impressive collection
40 thousand cars: Andy Goodman's impressive collection
In the state of Pennsylvania (USA) lives a collector of cars Andy Goodman. His collection occupies the entire garage, which is completely filled with boxes with miniature models of cars of different sizes. From the outside, the room looks more like a...
20 May 2021, 22:52
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Middle Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection
Middle Eastern Artifacts in the Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection
And the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York is more than 7 thousand works that relate to the ancient art of the Middle East. The oldest of them were made in the VIII thousand BC. e. Among the first Middle Eastern artifacts that came...
19 May 2021, 22:53
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