Members' lecture
The man who collected the world: Hans Sloane and the origins of the British Museum

Monday 12 June 2017,
18.30–20.00
BP Lecture Theatre
Tickets £15
Members £15

To book please call the membership team on call 020 7323 8195

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Historian James Delbourgo discusses his new biography of Hans Sloane, Collecting the World, the first in over 60 years.

In it, he traces how Sloane's pursuit of 'universal knowledge' led to the world's first national public encyclopaedic museum through a life of collecting that spanned the British Empire in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Includes a complimentary drink.

Age: 16+


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