Table of contents for The emergence of the modern museum : an anthology of nineteenth-century sources / edited by Jonah Siegel.

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CONTENTS
	PREFACE 										
	CHRONOLOGY									
	INTRODUCTION									
ONE FROM COLLECTION TO MUSEUM
1. Private Collections
	Anonymous / A Companion to Mr. Bullock¿s Museum (1810)			32
	Gustav Friedrich Waagen / Treasures of Art in Great Britain (1838/1854)	56
		Collecting in England								57
		Blenheim Palace								68
		Sir John Soane¿s Museum							71
		Panshanger									73
	William Hazlitt / ¼Sketches of the Principal Picture-Galleries in England (1824)
		Mr. Angerstein¿s Collection							76
2. Towards a Public Art Collection
House of Commons / Report from the Select Committee of the House of Commons on the Earl of Elgin¿s Collection¼ (1816)					85
House of Commons / Parliamentary Debate on Purchasing the Elgin Marbles 
(1816)											108
House of Commons / Parliamentary Debate on Founding the National Gallery I (April 1832)										117
House of Commons / Parliamentary Debate on Founding the National Gallery II (July 1832)										121
	Anonymous / The British Museum (1836) 					126
	Anna Jameson / The National Gallery (1842)					136
3. The Public in the Museum	
	Anonymous / The British Museum (1832) 					152
	House of Commons / Report of the Select Committee on Arts and their 	Connexion with Manufactures (1836)						155
	House of Commons / Report of the Select Committee on National Monuments 
	and Works of Art (1841)								164
	House of Commons / Report of the Select Committee to Consider the Present 
Accommodation Afforded by the National Gallery (1850) 				187
	H. M. Bateman / The Boy Who Breathed on the Glass in the British Museum 
	(1916)											196
TWO RATIONALIZING THE NATIONAL COLLECTIONS
4. Art and the National Gallery								197
	House of Commons / Testimony Before the Select Committee on the National 
	Gallery (1853)
	House of Commons / Testimony Before the National Gallery Site Commission 
	(1857)											225
	Gustav Friedrich Waagen /Thoughts on the New Building to be Erected for the 
	National Gallery of England (1853)							241
5. Natural History and the British Museum						247
	W. I. Bicknell / The British Museum (1847)					249
	Elizabeth Eastlake / The British Museum (1858)					267
	House of Commons / The British Museum. Committee Moved For (1859) 	275 
	Richard Owen / On the Extent and Aims of a National Museum of Natural 
	History (1862)									284
Anonymous/ Topographical Description of the Museum and its content, British 
Museum (Natural History) (1893)							301
6. Pedagogy: South Kensington and the Provinces					308
	Henry Cole/ Extracts from an Introductory Address on the Functions of the 
	Science and Art Department (1857)							
	Anonymous/ The South Kensington Museum (1859)				315
	Anonymous / Provincial Museums (1866)						332
	F. R. Sandford / Report on the System of Circulation of 
	Art Objects on Loan from the South Kensington Museum (1881)			338
7. Reform and the Psychology of Museum Attendance				345
	John Ruskin / On the Present State of Modern Art/ with Reference to the	
	Advisable Arrangement of a National Gallery (1867)				346
	Stanley Jevons / The Use and Abuse of Museums (1883)				355
8. From Wonders to Signs: Anthropology and Archeology				380
	David Murray / The Modern Museum (1904)					382
	John Henry Parker / The Ashmolean Museum: Present State and Prospects 
	(1870)											391
	Augustus Henry Lane Fox (Pitt-Rivers)/ Catalogue of the Anthropological 
Collection lent by Colonel Lane for Exhibition in the Bethnal Green Museum 
(1874)										405
9. Exhibiting India									418
	Anonymous / The India Museum, Whitehall (1861)			421
	 J. Forbes Watson / On the Measures Required for the Efficient Working of the 
	India Museum and Library (1874)							424
	Lord Curzon, et al / The Future Treatment of the Indian Collection as the Old 	South 
	Kensington Museum (1909)								442
	GLOSSARY OF FREQUENTLY CITED COLLECTORS AND 	COLLECTIONS									451
	CONTRIBUTORS AND WITNESSES						459
	SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING					476
	INDEX										000
 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Museums -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museums -- Collection management -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museum exhibits -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Museum attendance -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.