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British Museum
Born #onthisday in 1480: Lucrezia Borgia, daughter of Pope Alexander VI ow.ly/LDeGG pic.twitter.com/0pLHGIuP74
Construction of St Peter’s Basilica began #onthisday in 1506. It was completed 120 years later. This print by Giuseppe Vasi was made in 1774 #print #art #history #Rome #Italy
Born #otd in 1590: Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, who organised the construction of the Blue Mosque ow.ly/LzXrA pic.twitter.com/i7cWQYlHGJ
Construction of St Peter’s Basilica began #otd in 1506. It was completed 120 years later ow.ly/LzWgX pic.twitter.com/dAMTAZCmBI
Robert Smirke died #onthisday in 1867. He designed the core of the Museum’s building ow.ly/LGaz9 pic.twitter.com/WqeWsMP95Z
Happy 134th birthday @natural_history_museum! Here’s the British Museum before the natural history collection moved to South Kensington #giraffe #history #BritishMuseum #museum
Happy 134th birthday @NHM_London! Here’s @britishmuseum before the natural history collection moved to South Ken pic.twitter.com/8zGmvspmAE
Our touring exhibition A History of the World in 100 Objects opens in Tokyo today! #???100 ow.ly/LKJjv pic.twitter.com/sAh6PqOIHA
Most Greek sculpture that survives from antiquity is carved from white marble, of which the Mediterranean has many natural sources. A relationship has often been assumed between the pure white of freshly cut marble and the idealism of Greek art. In fact, the opposite is true. Colour was intrinsic to
Kids can bring Ice Age animals to life in our #SamsungCentre animation workshop this Sunday! ow.ly/HLD8N pic.twitter.com/Sr0Mxym3be
See this wonderful boat in our small display in Room 69a on Indian Ocean trade and exchange ow.ly/LKQDT pic.twitter.com/rGlxIB4vBz
Conservation of a clove boat: new blog post from specialist conservator Verena Kotonski ow.ly/LKPO1 pic.twitter.com/UafPlXgQj8
Behold our epic (get it?) window celebrating the @britishmuseum 's current & wonderful #DefiningBeauty exhibition pic.twitter.com/5t6TSL4KTU
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Discover the brilliance and diversity of ancient Greek art in our exhibition #DefiningBeauty ow.ly/LAeKt pic.twitter.com/vrbXnjXZG4
Born #otd in 1880: archaeologist Sir Leonard Woolley, known for his discoveries in Mesopotamia ow.ly/LJmRx pic.twitter.com/L8umEPdKoi
Uta Uta Tjangala's masterpiece Yumari is a highlight of‪ #IndigenousAustralia, opening a week today #exhibition #art #history #BritishMuseum #Australia #museum
Born #onthisday in 1821: artist Ford Madox Brown. Here’s one of his cartoon drawings ow.ly/Ll6qt pic.twitter.com/ry8AEHOhF1
Hans Sloane's collection also ended up as the basis of the @natural_history_museum and the @britishlibrary! To make more room for the increasing collections held by the British Museum, the natural history collections were moved to a new building in South Kensington in the 1880s. This eventually beca
Hans Sloane's encyclopaedic collection became the cornerstone of the British Museum. This drawer was once part of the materia medica - a sort of pharmaceutical cabinet - in the collection of Sloane. The cabinet had several drawers, each carefully constructed to keep out destructive insects. Some dra
Our founder, Sir Hans Sloane, was born ‪#onthisday in 1660. This engraving after a portrait by T Murray shows him at the age of 68. The inscription at the bottom can be translated as: 'Sir Hans Sloane, baronet / Pres[ident]. of the College of Physicians of London and the Royal Society. etc.' Sloane
The first #film in our #IndigenousAustralia series is Mystery Road on 24 April – book now ow.ly/LrFlL pic.twitter.com/kKX6EPxUly
#IndigenousAustralia opens a week today. Uta Uta Tjangala's masterpiece Yumari is a highlight ow.ly/Li3xK pic.twitter.com/74KBQ65kZN
Hans Sloane’s encyclopaedic collection became the cornerstone of the British Museum ow.ly/LlNGn pic.twitter.com/LLa0VTgZcR