Collections and collectors

Jewelry of Kievan Rus in the collection of the British Museum
Jewelry of Kievan Rus in the collection of the British Museum
In the legendary British Museum, the collections of which we often mention in our articles, among the huge number of artifacts of antiquity and modernity, there are exhibits found on the territory of Ukraine. The jewelry of the 12th century, which we...
11 May 2022, 16:00
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Gallic and British staters from the collection of Frederic Weber
Gallic and British staters from the collection of Frederic Weber
The collection of the English dermatologist and numismatist Frederick Weber included coins of different cultures and periods, among which a significant number of copies belong to the ancient world. The British Museum has several gold staters made in...
3 May 2022, 18:00
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Collection of dolls of the XIX-XX century in the Worthington Museum
Collection of dolls of the XIX-XX century in the Worthington Museum
The Doll Museum in the American city of Worthington (Ohio) gives an opportunity to look at how the toys of the past decades looked up to the XIX century. The museum's collection has been formed for more than 50 years, during which more than 1,100...
21 February 2022, 15:00
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Space, science fiction and astronomy: how was a collector from Kiev able to combine these areas?
Space, science fiction and astronomy: how was a collector from Kiev able to combine these areas?
The largest collection of science fiction books, collaboration with Boris Strugatsky and collecting astronomical measuring instruments are topics covered by the host of the Listen to VIOLITY podcast Denis Minin and collector Yuri. The guest of Denis...
17 February 2022, 14:00
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Robert Soden's Collection of Gold Rings
Robert Soden's Collection of Gold Rings
Robert Henry Soden, curator of the Art Library in South Kensington, was born in 1822. He spent his childhood in Scotland, then was educated in Dublin. In 1857, he joined the South Kensington Museum in London. Soden was fond of collecting shells, bought...
14 February 2022, 18:00
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Hans von Aulock's Collection of Antique Coins
Hans von Aulock's Collection of Antique Coins
German banker Hans Sylvius von Aulock collected coins during his life and collected a large collection of antique copies. Born in 1906, he was a Silesian nobleman, first worked at the bank as a deputy manager, after the Second World War he headed the...
12 February 2022, 17:00
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Paintings from the collection of the Vuorio family in the Finnish National Gallery
Paintings from the collection of the Vuorio family in the Finnish National Gallery
The Gerda and Salomo Vuorio Foundation is engaged in the popularization of fine and applied arts, as well as educational activities among artists. The organization annually allocates grants to a number of organizations, cooperates with major museums in...
9 February 2022, 15:00
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Jewelry that will never go out of style
Jewelry that will never go out of style
Rays of morning sunlight filtered through the glass cases, giving the already iridescent decorations an extra sparkle. Some of them needed to be moved. Remove something completely. The morning at the jewelry store began as usual. But the silence was...
6 February 2022, 23:00
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Campbell Dodgson's Collection of Book Graphics
Campbell Dodgson's Collection of Book Graphics
Historian of the XIX-XX centuries. Campbell Dodgson was responsible for the collection of prints and drawings in the British Museum. He was interested in old books and began his career at the museum as a librarian, and later took up the study of art...
6 February 2022, 21:00
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Cecil and Ida Green Gallery: Museum collection of Antiques
Cecil and Ida Green Gallery: Museum collection of Antiques
Cecil Green and his wife Ida Green were famous philanthropists and collectors of the XX century. They have made a special contribution to the development of American and English universities and libraries. The couple owned a large fortune and allocated...
2 February 2022, 17:00
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