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  • It contains museums of paintings and archaeology.

  • The monastic buildings required for public purposes have been made over to the communal and provincial authorities, while the same authorities have been entrusted with the administration of the ecclesiastical revenues previously set apart for charity and education, and objects of art and historical interest have been consigned to public libraries and museums. By these laws the reception of novices was forbidden in the existing conventual establishments the extinction of which had been decreed, and all new foundations were forbidden, except those engaged in instruction and the care of the sick.

  • Thus he (prompted very likely by Macgillivray) wrote: " I believe the time to be approaching when much of the results obtained from the inspection of the exterior alone will be laid aside; when museums filled with stuffed skins will be considered insufficient to afford a knowledge of birds; and when the student will go forth, not only to observe the habits and haunts of animals, but to preserve specimens of them to be carefully dissected" (Ornith.

  • Among institutions there are a specially fine public library, museums of geology and natural history and antiquities, mining and science schools, the West Cornwall Infirmary and a meteorological station.

  • In all the towns of Algeria and Tunisia museums have been founded for storing the antiquities of the region; the most important of these are the museums of St Louis, Carthage and the palace of Bardo (musee Alaoui) near Tunis, those of Susa, Constantine, Lambessa, Timgad, Tebessa, Philippeville, Cherchel and Oran.

  • In this collection have already appeared descriptions of the museums of Algiers by G.

  • There are museums of mineralogy and geology, a lower school of mining, model room and scientific library.

  • He had made special inquiries of the authorities of the Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Hobart museums, and published questions in the newspapers, but no evidence has reached him that the eggs of Ornithorhyncus have ever been obtained except by the dissection of the mother.

  • No satisfactory collection has been made of the Celtic inscriptions of Cisalpine Gaul, though many are scattered about in different museums. For our present purpose it is important to note that the archaeological stratification in deposits like those of Bologna shows that the Gallic period supervened upon the Etruscan.

  • The sacred palaces, museums and libraries were, by Article 5, exempted from all taxation, and the pope was assured perpetual enjoyment of the Vatican and Lateran buildings and gardens, and of the papal villa at Castel Gandolfo.

  • The methods adopted by the zemstvos for improving the condition of agriculture have included the formation of agricultural councils, the appointment of inspectors, and the founding of museums, meteorological stations and depots for the sale of agricultural machinery.

  • The plates in this last are by Barraband, for many years regarded as the perfection of ornithological artists, and indeed the figures, when they happen to have been drawn from the life, are not bad; but his skill was quite unable to vivify the preserved specimens contained in museums, and when he had only these as subjects he simply copied the distortions of the " bird-stuffier."

  • 3 Perhaps this may be partially explained by the fact that the Museum of the College of Surgeons, in which these investigations were chiefly carried on, like most other museums of the time, contained a much larger series of the heads of birds than of their entire skeletons, or of any other portion of the skeleton.

  • 5 Schrader, "Die Sargonstele des Berliner Museums," in Abh.

  • The museums, enriched by a constant inflow of works of art and inscriptions, have been carefully and scientifically arranged, and afford opportunities for systematic study denied to scholars of the past generation.

  • With regard to the buildings on the east end of the Acropolis, where the present museums stand, no certainty exists; among the many statues here were those of Xanthippus, the father of Pericles, and of Anacreon.

  • The museums of Athens have steadily grown in importance with the progress of excavation.

  • 60 An interesting discovery of the late period in Upper Egypt, that of images and other temple objects of precious metals, was also made at Dendera by the diggers for natron (sebakh) and recovered by the Service des Antiquites for the Cairo Museum.61 Outside Egypt proper the work of editing and publishing all the Egyptian inscriptions of Sinai has been begun by Dr. Gardiner and Mr. Peet.62 A worthy completion of the record is the wonderful exhibition of all the finest examples of Egyptian art in Britain outside the British and Ashmolean Museums, held by the Burlington Fine Arts' Club in London in the summer of 1921.63

  • Nothing is known with certainty as to the origin of the vast majority of breeds of dogs, and it is an unfortunate fact that the progressive changes which have been made within comparatively recent times by fanciers have not been accurately recorded by the preservation, in museums or collections, of the actual specimens considered typical at different dates.

  • Herbaria are also associated with the more important botanic gardens and museums in other countries.

  • Twelve natural history and ethnological museums have been established by the exiles - the Minusinsk museum being the best.

  • He founded museums, libraries and schools, and inaugurated scholarships and a fund from which deserving scholars desirous of studying in England and America could obtain their expenses.

  • The Museo Civico is one of the most important museums in Italy, containing especially fine collections of antiquities from Bologna and its neighbourhood.

  • This edifice affords accommodation for the lecture rooms in the faculties of arts, law and theology, and for the museums and library.

  • Kitzingen is still surrounded by its old walls and towers, and has an Evangelical and two Roman Catholic churches, two municipal museums, a town-hall, a grammar school, a richly endowed hospital and two old convents.

  • Museums and art stores are also sources of pleasure and inspiration.

  • Besides the museums mentioned in the article Budapest, several provincial towns contain interesting museums, namely, Pressburg, Temesvhr, Deva, Kolozsvar, Nagyszeben; further, the national museum at Zagram, the national (Szekler) museum at Maros-Vasarhely, and the Carpathian museum at Poprad should be mentioned.

  • From every dispute which he had with the central authorities at Paris he emerged victorious; and he took care to assure his ascendancy by sending presents to the Directors, large sums to the nearly bankrupt treasury and works of art to the museums of Paris.

  • In 1830 he was appointed intendant-general of the royal museums.

  • The only other public buildings, beyond those at Westminster, which fall into a great group are the modern museums, the Imperial Institute, London University and other institutions, and Albert Hall, which lie between Kensington Gore and Brompton and Cromwell Roads, and these, together with the National Gallery (in Trafalgar Square) and other art galleries, and the principal scientific, educational and recreative institutions, are considered in Section V.

  • Other museums are Sir John Soane's collection in Lincoln's Inn Fields and the Museum of Practical Geology in Jermyn Street, while the scientific societies have libraries and in some cases collections of a specialized character, such as the museums of the Royal College of Surgeons, the Royal Architectural Society, and the Society of Art and the Parkes Museum of the Sanitar y Institute.

  • The acts are extended to include the provisions of museums and art galleries, but the borough councils have not as a rule availed themselves of this extension.

  • The chief halls devoted mainly to concerts are the Royal Albert Hall, close to the South Kensington museums, and Queen's Hall in Langham Place, Regent Street.

  • A month later he had the good fortune to recover copies of a silver boss, or hilt-top, offered to various museums about 1860, but rejected by them as a meaningless forgery and for a long time lost again to sight.

  • The 19th century has brought to the museums of Europe (especially to aondon, Paris, Berlin and Vienna) a number of inscriptions in the languages of Minea and Saba, and a few in those of Hadramut and Katabania (Qattabania).

  • Opposite the Hof burg, the main body of which is separated from the Ring-Strasse by the Hofgarten and Volksgarten, rise the handsome monument of the empress Maria Theresa (erected 1888) and the imperial museums of art and natural history, two extensive Renaissance edifices with domes (erected 1870-89), matching each other in every particular and grouping finely with the new part of the palace.

  • Adjoining the museums to the west is the palace of justice (1881), and this is closely followed by the houses of parliament (1883), in which the Grecian style has been successfully adapted to modern requirements.

  • Semper, the creators respectively of the parliament house and the museums, are the leaders of the Classical and Renaissance styles which are so strongly represented in Viennese architecture.

  • The Incas had made much progress in weaving, and specimens of their fabrics, both plain and coloured, are to be found in many museums. The Spanish introduced their own methods, and their primitive looms are still to be found among the Indians of the interior who weave the coarse material from which their own garments are made.

  • Excavations made by the French brought to light some of these columns, which are now in the museums of Tlemcen and Algiers.

  • To this combination of modellers in European style and metal-workers of such force as Suzuki and Okazaki, Japan owes various memorial bronzes and effigies which are gradually finding a place in her parks, her museums, her shrines or her private houses.

  • They have passed entirely out of use, and are now to be seen in museums only, but the type still exists in China.

  • He and the crown princess took a great interest in art and industry, especially in the royal museums; and the excavations conducted at Olympia and Pergamon with such great results were chiefly due to him.

  • The town has two interesting museums. Emden is the seat of an active trade in agricultural produce and live-stock, horses, timber, coal, tea and wine.

  • The fine execution is all that differentiates it from the numerous copies in various museums. The most important sculptures of the Roman period, however, are a group of colossal figures supporting an entablature, a large part of which has been recovered.

  • Meanwhile, the material found by Botta and Layard, and other successors, in the ruins of Nineveh, has been constantly augmented through the efforts of companies of other investigators, and not merely Assyrian, but much earlier Babylonian and Chaldaean texts in the greatest profusion have been brought to the various museums of Europe and America.

  • of Chiusi - at Cetona, Sarteano, Chianciano and MontepulcianoEtruscan cemeteries have been discovered; the objects from them formed, in the latter half of the 19th century, interesting local collections described by Dennis, which have since mostly passed to larger museums or been dispersed.

  • The town is less well equipped with museums and similar institutions, the most noteworthy being the Prussia museum of antiquities, which is especially rich in East Prussian finds from the Stone age to the Viking period.

  • Columbian, or i 5thcentury material, still exists in museums of Europe and America, and good descriptions are to be found in the writings of contemporary historians.

  • A study of these in the American museums are the witnesses and types of these.

  • - A valuable endowment of research in specimens, literature and pictures, deposited in libraries, museums and galleries since 1880, will keep ethnologists and archaeologists employed for many years to come.

  • Museums of aboriginal culture are without number; in Washington the Smithsonian Institution, the National Museum, the Bureau of American Ethnology and the American Anthropologist issue publications on every division of the subject, lists of their publications and general bibliographies.

  • There are also the Bose Museum, containing collections of pictures and antiquities of Hessian origin, museums of natural history and ethnography, an industrial exhibition hall, and an industrial art school.

  • In 1855 he supported Gladstone in the efforts to bring about peace with Russia before the capture of Sebastopol; in 1856 he opposed the opening of museums on Sunday; in the following year he supported Cobden in his disapproval of the second opium war with China.

  • At present the museums of various kinds at Geneva are widely dispersed, but a huge new building in course of construction (1906) will ultimately house most of them.

  • It also has training-colleges, a lycee, a school of art and technics, museums of antiquities, natural history and painting, and several learned societies.

  • He was the greatest collector of his age, his agents ransacking Europe to fill his museums with rare works of art.

  • Its university, removed from Vilna to Kiev in 1834, has about 2500 students, and is well provided with observatories, laboratories, libraries and museums; five scientific societies and two societies for aid to poor students are attached to it.

  • Their primary object is to gratify the pleasure most persons take in viewing at close range the curious and beautiful living products of nature, but they serve also as means of instruction in natural history, providing material for museums and for investigations in comparative anatomy and pathology, while they may have a commercial value as pleasure resorts, or as show grounds for the display of animals that have been imported or bred for sale.

  • Among the institutions connected with the university are the national institution for East Indian languages, ethnology and geography; the fine botanical gardens, founded in 1587; the observatory (1860); the natural history museum, with a very complete anatomical cabinet; the museum of antiquities (Museum van Oudheden), with specially valuable Egyptian and Indian departments; a museum of Dutch antiquities from the earliest times; and three ethnographical museums, of which the nucleus was P. F.

  • The anatomical and pathological laboratories of the university are modern, and the museums of geology and mineralogy have been restored.

  • In Swanston Street there is a large building where under one roof are found the public library of over ioo,000 volumes, the museum of sculpture, the art gallery, and the museums of ethnology and technology.

  • Mention must be made of the National Library in Mexico City with about 225,000 volumes, and 138 public libraries (in 1904) in other parts of the republic, 34 museums for scientific, educational and art purposes, and I I meteorological observatories.

  • The objects discovered in its extensive necropolis, where over r 000 tombs have been excavated, are now in the museums of Grosseto and Florence.

  • Of secular institutions the principal are the museums in South Kensington.

  • In Kensington Gardens, near the upper end of Exhibition Road, which separates the two museums, was held the Great Exhibition of 1851, the hall of which is preserved as the Crystal Palace at Sydenham.

  • After completing his university course and visiting foreign museums he was sent to Egypt by the Prussian government in 1853, and contracted an intimate friendship with Mariette.

  • In the Zwinger are the zoological and mineralogical museums and a collection of instruments used in mathematical and physical science.

  • From this time the whole structure of the kiwi has certainly been far better known than that of nearly any other bird, and by degrees other examples found their way to England, some of which were distributed to the various museums of the Continent and of America.'

  • Many specimens have now been received in Europe, so that it is represented in most museums, and several examples have reached England alive.

  • To it belongs the internal administration of the apostolic palaces, with the library, archives, museums, &c. In 1908 Pius X.

  • The ruins suffered greatly from vandalism during the early period of French rule, many portable objects being removed to museums in Paris or Algiers, and most of the monuments destroyed for the sake of their stone.

  • The museums of the city comprise an ethnographical museum, the maritime museum established by the Yacht Club in 1874, and the Boyman's Museum (1867) containing pictures, drawings and engravings, as well as the town library.

  • Of the numerous institutions for the encouragement of the sciences and the fine arts, the following are strictly national - the Royal Academy of Sciences (1855), the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (1854), the National Academy of the Plastic Arts, the Royal School of Music, the National Archives, besides various other national collections and museums. Provincial scientific societies exist at Middelburg, Utrecht, 's Hertogenbosch and Leeuwarden, and there are private and municipal associations, institutions and collections in a large number of the smaller towns.

  • The museums are of great interest.

  • Of the former city gates four have been retained, restored and converted into museums: the Severin gate, on the south, contains the geological section of the natural history museum; the Hahnen gate, on the west, is fitted as the historical and antiquarian museum of the city; and the Eigelstein gate, on the north, accommodates the zoological section of the natural history museum.

  • Berlin has no practical monopoly, such as is possessed by London or Paris, of the celebrated museums and galleries of the country.

  • Besides a large number of archaeological papers in periodicals, in the Annali of the Institute of Rome, and in the Transactions of the Berlin Academy, and several illustrated catalogues of Greek, Roman and other antiquities in the Berlin, Naples and Vatican Museums, Gerhard was the author of the following works: Antike Bildwerke (Stuttgart, 1827-1844); Auserlesene griech.

  • An archaeologist is attached to the German general consulate to look after the interests of German museums, and is director of the German Institute of Archaeology.

  • Excavations and explorations are also conducted annually by the agents of universities and museums in England, America and Germany, and by private explorers, concessions being granted generally on the terms that the Egyptian government shall retain half of the antiquities discovered, while the other half remains for the finders.

  • Of the collections of Egyptian antiquities in public museums, those of the British Museum, Leiden, Berlin, the Louvre, Turin were already very important in the first half of the i9th century, also in a less degree those of Florence, Bologna and the Vatican.

  • In America the museums and universities of Boston, Chicago, Philadelphia, San Francisco and New York have collections of greater or less interest.

  • Besides these the museums of Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester and Oxford are noteworthy in Great Britain for their Egyptian antiquities, as are those of St Petersburg, Vienna, Marseilles, Munich, Copenhagen, Palcrmo and Athens; there are also collections in most of the British colonies.

  • For antiquities in museums there is the sumptuous Catalogue general des anhiquitis gyptiennes du muse de Caire; for excavations the Memoirs of the Egypt Exploration Fund, of the Research Account, of the British School of Archaeology, of the Liverpool School of Archaeology, of the Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft, of the I-Iearst Egyptian Expedition, of the Theodore M.

  • Amongst numerous other institutions for the furtherance of science and training of various kinds may be mentioned the large polytechnic schools; the high school for agriculture and veterinary art; the royal library; the royal society of sciences; the museum of northern antiquities; the society of northern antiquaries, &c. The art museums of Denmark are not considerable, except the museum of Thorvaldsen, at Copenhagen, but much is done to provide first-rate training in the fine arts and their application to industry through the Royal Academy of Arts, and its schools.

  • Apart from books, a large and important amount of the literature on Darer is contained in articles scattered through the leading art periodicals of Germany, such as the Jahrbacher of the Berlin and Vienna museums, Repertorium far Kunstwissenschaft, Zeitschrift far bildende Kunst, &c. A comprehensive survey of this literature is afforded by Prof. H.

  • On an island in its large pond are situated the agricultural (1902-1904) and the ethnographical museums. It was in this park that the millennium exhibition of 1896 took place.

  • to visit the collections of Egyptian antiquities in the museums of Turin, Leghorn, Rome and Naples; and on his return he was appointed director of the Egyptian museum at the Louvre.

  • A single skeleton has been found, which is deposited in one of the museums at Paris.

  • The multiplication of art periodicals, lectures, books, photographs, meetings of societies and gilds, museums, schools of arts and crafts, polytechnics, scholarships, facilities for travel, exhibitions, even those of the Royal Academy, to which objects of applied art are now admitted, not only encourages many persons to become workers and designers in the applied arts, but exposes everything to the plagiarist, who travesties the freshest idea before it has well left the hands of its originator.

  • Greek faces and profiles constantly occur in ancient Buddhist statuary, and enrich almost all the larger museums in India.

  • Most of these have been removed to the museums at Vienna and Linz, but some are kept in the local museum.

  • There are a number of museums; the historical (archaeological and medieval), the natural history (in which the skin of Barry, the famous St Bernard dog, is preserved), the art (mainly modern Swiss pictures), and the Alpine (in which are collections of all kinds relating to the Swiss Alps).

  • There are extensive conservatories, botanical museums, including the magnificent herbarium and a library.

  • In the realm of art the "middle ages" had already set in before Constantine robbed the arch of Titus to decorate his own, and before those museums of antiquity, the temples, were plundered by Christian mobs.

  • accumulated, libraries and museums formed, came the age of printers and expositors.

  • In the decorative arts the Nuremberg handicraftsman attained great perfection in ministering to the luxurious tastes of the burghers, and a large proportion of the old German furniture, silver-plate, stoves and the like, which are now admired in industrial museums, was made in Nuremberg workshops.

  • frequently used to decorate the very beautiful personal ornaments of which so many specimens enrich the museums of Europe.

  • In the museums at Trondhjem there are interesting zoological and antiquarian collections, also exhibits illustrative of the fisheries and other industries.

  • Minor collections deserving mention are the museums of the geological survey and the Caroline Medical Institute, and the archives in the record office (Riksarkivet).

  • The principal museums and art and other collections are in Stockholm, Upsala and Lund, and Gothenburg.

  • This treasure is now divided between the museums of Constantinople and London.

  • Libraries, Museums, &c. - The Public Library has more than 100,000 volumes (it had more than 165,000 volumes before the fire of 1906, but then lost all but about 25,000).

  • Among the most important public squares are the Opern-platz, around or near which stand the opera house, the royal library, the university and the armoury; the Gendarmenmarkt, with the royal theatre in its centre, the Schloss-platz; the Lustgarten, between the north side of the royal palace, the cathedral and the old and new museums; the Pariser-platz with the French embassy, at the Brandenburg Gate; the KBnigs-platz, with the column of Victory, the Reichstagsgebaude and the Bismarck and Moltke monuments; the Wilhelms-platz; the circular Belle-Alliance-platz, with a column commemorating the battle of Waterloo; and, in the western district, the spacious Liitzow-platz.

  • Entering the city at the Potsdam Gate, traversing a few hundred yards of the Leipziger-strasse, turning into Wilhelm-strasse, and following it to Unter den Linden, then beginning at the Brandenburg Gate and proceeding down Unter den Linden to its end, one passes, among other buildings, the following, many of them of great architectural merit - the admiralty, the ministry of commerce, the ministry of war, the ministry of public works, the palace of Prince Frederick Leopold, the palace of the imperial chancellor, the foreign office, the ministry of justice, the residences of the ministers of the interior and of public worship, the French and the Russian embassies, the arcade, the palace of the emperor William I., the university, the royal library, the opera, the armoury, the palace of the emperor Frederick III., the Schloss-briicke, the royal palace, the old and new museums and the national gallery.

  • The buildings of the royal museum are divided into the old and new museums. The former is an imposing edifice situated on the north-east side of the Lustgarten, facing the royal palace.

  • The national gallery, a fine building surrounded by a Corinthian colonnade and lying between the royal museums and the Spree, contains a number of modern German paintings.

  • Hither were removed, from the old and new museums, the national gallery of pictures, the statuary of the Christian epoch and the numismatic collection.

  • Hence it is that we are in possession of the vast number of impressions still to be found in public museums and archives, and in private muniment rooms and antiquarian collections, either attached to the original charters or other deeds which they authenticated, or as independent specimens.

  • Under the acts not only public libraries, but also public museums, schools for science, art galleries and schools for art, with the necessary buildings, furniture, fittings and conveniences, may be provided for the inhabitants of the district.

  • The Public Libraries Acts enable the authority adopting them to provide public libraries, museums, schools for science, art galleries Public and schools for art.

  • The city is the see of a Roman Catholic and a Protestant Episcopal bishop. In Schenley Park is the Carnegie Institute (established by a gift of $10,000,000 from Andrew Carnegie, who made further contributions of $9,000,000 for its maintenance), with a main building containing a library, a department of fine arts, a museum (see Museums Of Science) and a music hall, and several separate buildings for the technical schools, which had 2102 students in 1 9 09.

  • Froger; the new building (1860) of the Seamen's Institute, founded in 1785; the cellular prison; and the so-called Paleis van Volksvlijt, an immense building of iron and glass with a fine garden, built by Dr Samuel Sarphati, and used for industrial exhibitions, the performance of operas, &c. The museums and picture galleries of Amsterdam are of great interest.

  • It comprises five faculties (literature and philosophy, jurisprudence, mathematics, natural science and medicine), and is well equipped with zoological, mineralogical and geological museums, a physiological institute, a cabinet of anthropology, and botanical gardens.

  • Of later date, during the Byzantine period, there is a large series either in museums or in the cloisters of the Italian churches.

  • Schafer, Die Aethiopische Konigsinschrift des Berliner Museums, 1901).

  • There are also industrial and historical museums, and collections of painting and natural history.

  • There are also many cases on record, and specimens may be seen in the principal museums, of old female birds assuming, to a greater or less extent, the plumage of the male.

  • Sandals and shoes of bronze are mentioned in Irish literature, and quite a number are to be seen in museums. A loose flowing garment, intermediate between the brat and lend, usually of linen dyed saffron, was commonly worn in outdoor life, and was still used in the Hebrides about 1700.

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  • There are two good museums containing mosaics, inscriptions, carved and sculptured stones, and many smaller remains, for the town was the Roman Corinium or Durocornovium Dobunorum.

  • The university is well provided with museums and laboratories and has a library of over 250,000 volumes.

  • These and other antiquities collected here (1722) are preserved in museums at Kazan, Moscow and St Petersburg.

  • A re-examination of the English material in the museums of Paris and elsewhere has confirmed Williamson's conclusions.

  • Most of the sculptures on display were not made to become subject to aesthetic contemplation in western art museums.

  • The proportion of iconographic questions will vary enormously according to the nature of the museums's holdings.

  • Remember that genuine antiques must have an export permit from the Director General of Museums in Kuala Lumpur.

  • Applicants must obtain authorization from their museums for the proposed fellowship term.

  • It explores ho... documentation Planning Workshop For museums with a documentation backlog a documentation plan is an essential requirement for Accreditation.

  • bagpipe museums have comissioned pipes from me.

  • Queens Avenue bridge has modest ornate iron balustrades, military museums are situated in both directions from the avenue.

  • bequeathed more than 200,000 glass negatives to Bradford Museums and Galleries.

  • brokering networks was seen as a key role for national museums and those with Designated collections.

  • Against to odds las vegas one quot little museums on teflon-lined bushings.

  • I should also recognize the centrality of collections to the role of museums.

  • Artifacts from former missionary society museum collections are to be found in a number of museums together with associated documentation.

  • Museums feel that they would like more feedback (particularly constructive criticism) from schools following a visit or outreach session.

  • Indeed, most of them were not made to become subject to esthetic contemplation in Western art museums.

  • Science museums were a natural corollary to all these.

  • Most other large museums hold later pieces, such as Cistercian wares, slipwares and tin-glazed earthenwares, which are to be found countrywide.

  • crammed with bicycles, museums, canals and cafés and infamous for its liberal attitude, Amsterdam has lots to offer.

  • There are many museums in Constance but also take a look at the minster with of course the usual ancient crypt.

  • The collections soon became the envy of many Museums in the UK.

  • ephemerony Objects It has become fashionable in recent years for museums to collect ephemera.

  • ethnography in the nineteenth century, the history of museums, field collection and the iconography of shields.

  • Findings from a recent qualitative evaluation of the provision for schools at four very different London museums.

  • This Culture Online project includes contributions from curators from museums and galleries and compelling stories from everyday folk using pictures, words and video.

  • The next step will be the development of virtual museums, with a most interesting example nearing fruition.

  • The quality museums here offer visitors the opportunity to learn about the town's archeological heritage.

  • Thirteen museums stretched along either bank pay homage to nearly every section of the arts.

  • Within the Boro there are also a wealth of historic houses, churches and museums to explore.

  • Now, most of the museums I have visited in Greece are decidedly inferior to the British Museum in matters of presentation.

  • Lawrence welk museums samples of air.

  • None of the items displayed at a news conference were priceless antiquities looted from Iraqi museums.

  • lousy weather you can decide how you feel about museums.

  • The essential point is that Sweden's former naval might... ... is now the subject of museums.

  • monochrome photographs of examples from various museums.

  • mummyient Egyptian mummies for example are on display in museums all over the world.

  • mummyan>Ancient Egyptian mummies for example are on display in museums all over the world.

  • Relaxing days on the beach, an afternoon browsing designer shops or visiting fascinating museums?

  • We know them best by the way they are displayed in either art galleries or ethnographic museums.

  • preserved in museums, we would be poor scientists indeed if we could not reconstruct this procedure.

  • Democracy through museums Why should museum professionals dictate what goes into museums and what gets displayed?

  • Four thousand artifacts were also stolen from regional museums, some by organized smuggling rackets.

  • Museum staff then asked questions: Do schools find museums receptive?

  • remove the restrictions on museums ' powers to dispose of objects in their collection in any other regard.

  • science museums rate of discharge.

  • Leeds Museums and Galleries - £ 20,000 Toward the costs of purchasing an oriental lacquer secretaire, orginally made for Temple Newsam House.

  • Visitors can enjoy a wide spectrum of activities and a great number of museums and archeological sites.

  • Vannes is a lively medieval town with the usual sprinkling of museums and restaurants.

  • Most tourists use the subway, rather than the street, to reach the museums.

  • Suffolk university phil reno's main thoroughfare among museums for.

  • traipseamburg Dungeon: This is a great way to learn about the city's history without traipsing round the normal museums.

  • tramway museums.

  • The ' heritage movement ' has not escaped scrutiny, and museums have come in for particularly trenchant criticism.

  • York has a wealth of heritage so be sure to visit the Minster, walk the walls and visit the museums.

  • There may also be mentioned a large number of other places of worship, a town hall with fine classical facade and tower, market hall, museums of natural history and of art and industry, an exchange, assembly rooms, and various benevolent institutions.

  • A separate department of this ministry under a director-general has the charge of antiquities and fine arts, making archaeological excavations and supervising those undertaken by private persons (permission to foreigners, even to foreign schools, to excavate in Italy is rarely granted), and maintaining the numerous state museums and picture galleries.

  • It occupies a campus of iio acres, has an adjoining farm of 325 acres, and 18 buildings devoted to instruction, 2 dormitories, and a library containing (1906) 67,709 volumes, besides excellent museums of geology, zoology, botany and archaeology and history, the last being owned jointly by the university and by the state archaeological and historical society.

  • The chief had lately become a member of the Institute, and did his utmost to inflame in France that love of art and science which he had helped to kindle by enriching the museums of Paris with the treasures of Italy.

  • By this time he had visited several of the principal museums on the Continent, among others Leyden (where Temminck resided) and Paris (where he had frequent intercourse with Cuvier), thus becoming acquainted with a considerable number of exotic forms that had hitherto been inaccessible to him.

  • Garrod was the more skilled and ingenious anatomist, Forbes had a greater acquaintance with the ornithology of museums and collectors.

  • While the insect fauna of European countries was investigated by local naturalists, the spread of geographical exploration brought ever-increasing stores of exotic material to the great museums, and specialization - either in the fauna of a small district or in the world-wide study of an order or a group of families - became constantly more marked in systematic work.

  • Improved means of communication have enabled many acute observers to apply the test of scrutiny on the spot to theories and conclusions mainly based on literary evidence; five foreign schools of archaeology, directed by eminent scholars, lend valuable aid to students of all nationalities, and lectures are frequently delivered in the museums and on the more interesting and important sites.

  • The typical bas relief, which is found in great abundance in the museums of Europe, invariably represents Mithras, under the form of a youth with conical cap and flying drapery, slaying the sacred bull, the scorpion attacking the genitals of the animal, the serpent drinking its blood, the dog springing towards the wound in its side, and frequently, in addition, the Sun-god, his messenger the raven, a fig-tree, a lion, a ewer, and torch-bearers.

  • It will not propose to remove the restrictions on museums ' powers to dispose of objects in their collection in any other regard.

  • That our television and science museums rate of discharge.

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  • There are a number of these in museums in North America, see, for example, the Ottawa sundial trail.

  • The Hamburg Dungeon: This is a great way to learn about the city 's history without traipsing round the normal museums.

  • Covers details of narrow gage, standard gage and tramway museums.

  • Take him to places, such as parks, grocery stores, and museums, and point out different objects, naming each one.

  • Children's museums are the best option for toddlers because you will not have the stress of trying to keep your child from running and from talking/screaming while in the museum.

  • Many museums have reduced entry fees for children, as well as family rates.

  • Antique Hamadan rugs are difficult to come by since European countries purchased the majority, which are now being displayed in museums.

  • You can get great bargains on popular brand name merchandise and visit local museums when you've had your fill of shopping.

  • Drop leaf tables date as far back as the 16th century, and while items from this period can only be found in museums, many 18th, 19th, and 20th century pieces can be found in antique stores and at auctions and estate sales.

  • Design in this southern urban area is influenced by the renowned art museums and galleries in the area and the sizeable percentage of transplants from other parts of the country.

  • Everyone is familiar with the drama of Egyptian designs from this time period, whether it is through visiting, or seeing photos of, the great Sphinxes or from viewing Egyptian art in museums.

  • Pay attention to the interior designs of places you visit, like restaurants, museums and hotels, since a highly regarded interior designer probably designed them.

  • For inspiration, check out one of the many well known U.S. museums showcasing contemporary art in cities such as Boston, Miami, New York and Chicago.

  • Visit art exhibits-If you haven't already discovered the art museums and galleries in your area, what are you waiting for?

  • There is also a compendium about museums of the world.

  • His work is on display in galleries and museums from New York to Los Angeles, and a dance piece has recently been performed based on Nimoy's Shekhina collection of photographs.

  • These towns offer museums, walking and mining tours.

  • Breckenridge, with its historic museums and thriving arts district, attracts people who want a bit of intellectual stimulation with their winter sport vacation.

  • Today it is usually seen only in movies or in museums, like The Morikami.

  • Just a few of the attractions (and potential nuptial locations) that attract people to Seattle include museums, wine country, the Space Needle, the Seattle Waterfront and the many boating and cruising options.

  • Luckily, most of this work can still be seen in museums today even though many of the artists are gone.

  • The Frenchman's work is exhibited in museums across the globe, including Philadelphia, Russia, Germany, and France.

  • Use your student ID to get discounts at local restaurants, museums, theaters, and events.

  • Otherwise, parents should opt for a cruise that stops in Key West, Nassau, or another well-known port that may have fun activity museums, aquariums, zoos, or other activities suitable for young passengers.

  • Balboa Park, with more than 1,200 acres of attractions and museums.

  • Instead, the most popular tours visit museums, historic homes, Civil War sites, and cultural centers.

  • Passengers on Carnival's cruise to nowhere have the opportunity to visit the city's many galleries and museums and take historical tours.

  • Within these ancient lands, you will discover everything from beaches to villages, high-end shopping, market shopping, major attractions and museums.

  • Enjoy shopping, museums, and fine dining there.

  • Ketchikan: The city is brimming with Native American culture including totem poles, museums, and more.

  • Sitka: It offers scuba diving and sea kayaking along with museums, landmarks, and a very rich history.

  • Puget Sound: A stop in Washington, surrounded by beautiful mountains, with festivals, museums, markets, and more.

  • Kodiak: The Russian fishing town is filled with museums, great fish and chips, and the historic Holy Resurrection Russian Orthodox Church.

  • The 10-night cruise gives you the chance to experience the Dutch culture up close by visiting windmills in Kinderdijk and exploring the Dutch Master paintings in various museums.

  • This cruise can also include airfare to Cairo from the United States, along with accommodations and admission into the museums and attractions along the route.

  • Restaurants and museums easily come to mind but these versatile lights also allow homeowners to redecorate easily as often as they like.

  • It's been installed by architects for years in homes and other buildings like museums.

  • Originally, monorail lighting was popular in retail showrooms as well as corporate spaces, but now it is commonly used in residences, schools and museums, among other building types.

  • Their tiles have been exhibited all over the world in museums and institutions.

  • These would have been the style of earring that were worn by people in ancient civilizations and examples of hoop earrings can be found in many museums and collections.

  • Cultural opportunities also abound, including the ballet, opera, symphony and several museums.

  • Regular excursions to theater performances, museums, concerts, and art exhibits may be communally organized with discount group rates and transportation.

  • One of the many perks of passing 50 is receiving discounts on hotel, cruises, museums, and other elements of senior travel.

  • For these seniors, indoor and outdoor activities such as movie nights, current affairs lectures, travel programs, and even day trips to museums and other special attractions cater to many interests.

  • Seniors who visit museums, National Parks and tourist attractions in major cities will often be able to pay a reduced amount for admission.

  • For grandparents, this can mean cheaper opportunities to visit movies, zoos, museums and to travel.

  • There are likely many hidden gems in your own town, and places to explore such as historical sites, museums, and parks.

  • Visiting local attractions such as museums or history centers can be fun for seniors, as well as their families.

  • There are walking trails, bridges, scenic overlooks, and historic museums in the region.

  • If the rides cannot be sold or are too decrepit, they may simply be demolished and scrapped, though some parts - entrance signs, roller coaster trains, etc. - may end up as collectors' items in museums or private collections.

  • Orlando is home to many fun attractions, including elegant boutique shopping, outlet malls, museums, gourmet dining, and other worthwhile sights.

  • Each Sea World park is located near other exciting attractions, and guests should be sure to investigate discount offers for other theme parks, restaurants, museums, and special events.

  • Many more artists and designers were influential in this movement and their works can be seen in museums throughout the United States and Europe.

  • In addition, Dr. Lori has curated exhibitions at museums such as University of Wisconsin, Colgate University and the Susquehanna Art Museum and trained docents at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and the James A.

  • Still others may like the idea of keeping history alive by learning to use the hand saws in reenactment events, living history museums, and other historic events.

  • In the cases of local historical parks or state run museums, there may be a per person fee associated with the visit.

  • Trips to art galleries and museums can broaden a child's exposure to a variety of artists, styles, and content.

  • The parents often share an interesting book that they are reading, take children to art galleries and museums, and work side by side with them.

  • They would be able to visit actual battlefields, go on a variety of tours, talk with people from all over the world and take in the many museums near the White House.

  • Most museums are very accommodating to small children.

  • Minnesota Historic Sites Home School Days - offers a variety of activities throughout the year, from dressing up in period costumes to visiting museums and attending summer camps.

  • Visit museums and historical places to learn all you can about specific events.

  • Parents can get their children involved in their own learning by visiting re-enactments, museums and books designed specifically for children.

  • Museums usually come to mind at the mention of field trips, but there are several field trip locations that fit the homeschool curriculum.

  • They learn proper behaviors in places such as museums or historical landmarks.

  • Museums are a great way to introduce kids to social studies topics, particularly if you have a children's museum in the area.

  • With access to art museums, plenty of art supplies and a few high-quality books geared to their age-level, most children will develop a good art curriculum all on their own.

  • The park features over 155,000 trees from all over the world plus a variety of activities and museums, such as the Japanese Tea Garden (pictured at right), authentic Dutch windmills, and the glass-domed Conservatory of Flowers.

  • In additional to a multitude of hiking and biking trails and large green expanses, Golden Gate Park is home to a number of interesting speciality gardens and museums.

  • Admission to the park is free, although some of the museums have a separate admission fee.

  • The public events are held at the renovated Spreckles Temple of Music Theatre, adjacent to the cluster of museums.

  • They include restaurants, museums, concerts, clubs, stores, and other sightseeing adventures.

  • However there are several other oft ignored smaller museums that are interesting.

  • If you are seeking high culture activities, there's world-class opera, classical music, ballet, and museums to visit.

  • These city museums and exhibits will allow you to see San Francisco below the surface, from cable car workings to botanical garden exploration.

  • Some of her interests include dancing, movies and art museums.

  • They are perfect for going to museums, theatres or the movies, but are equally appropriate at barbecues or the beach.

  • Supplement your collection with styles you find at boutiques, museums and specialty candle shops.

  • Others can be seen in museums or private collections.

  • Museums that offer interactive exhibits are especially fun.

  • If both of you enjoy art you can arrange to meet at one of the many art museums.

  • The Ohio Travelers Art Museum webpage has links to many museums.

  • Romantic locations are great - parks, museums, even the classic back seat of a car on a starry night.

  • Museums and art galleries often have displays of vintage jewelry and websites also offer an excellent source for research.

  • In fact, these pieces are so cleverly ornate that some are on display in museums worldwide.

  • This man will also strive to show his partner the finer things in life such as classical art and museums.

  • Children will read books about trains, study the history of the American Railroad, visit train museums, study the different forces that power trains, and even compute math problems using train schedules.

  • Recently ranked one of the best children's museums in the country, the Children's Museum of Houston offers hands-on learning for kids all the way from infancy to 12 years old.

  • When you are searching for educational fun for kids, children's museums are a good choice.

  • The best museums offer a balance of fun and learning, activity and observation.

  • What's more, most museums for kids are inexpensive.

  • These museums are generally geared towards children from infancy to age 12, but even older kids and parents will find plenty to do.

  • According to the Association of Children's Museums, museums for kids have existed since 1899, when the Brooklyn Children's Museum first opened its doors.

  • Since then, the idea has flourished, with museums for kids opening around the world.

  • There are approximately 300 kids' museums currently operating in the U.S. alone.

  • Museums for kids, as a rule, offer many opportunities for children of all ages to explore their sense of touch.

  • Children's museums offer an abundance of real-life settings for children.

  • Children's museums are excellent places for children to hone their artistic skills.

  • In additon, most museums offer art classes for kids.

  • Again, actual offerings vary by location, but all children's museums offer some form of fine arts development.

  • This is just a small sample of U.S. museums.

  • For more locations and information, visit the Association of Children's Museums.

  • Museums. Many children's museums offer free family nights.

  • These museums typically provide arts and crafts projects and other hands-on fun.

  • There are many wonderful galleries and museums that cater to kids' interests.

  • Many children's museums around the country have hands-on play centers that cater to this style of learning and to the tactile needs of children as well.

  • Many books, classrooms and museums have featured dinosaurs for kids, teaching the newest generation about these prehistoric superstars and inspiring future archaeologists and scientists around the world.

  • If none of those museums are convenient for you, don't despair.

  • Several of the area museums offer free spring break activities for kids in Chicago.

  • After you've worked up an appetite exploring the city's museums and gardens, find a local Chicago park and have a picnic.

  • Cities may have more museums and structured events, while rural areas usually offer more outdoor opportunities.

  • Museums: Instead of museums designed strictly for adults, look for hands-on spaces that encourage play.

  • Some museums have a space designated for touching, while others are entirely kid-friendly.

  • Museums-Even the smallest town may have a few interesting museums tucked in and around its quaint streets.

  • Discover your area's museums, and you'll probably discover a few little-known but fascinating facts.

  • Many towns have children's museums that feature all sorts of hands-on, learning-intensive activities.

  • Regular museums may also feature children's programs in the afternoons and on weekends; these programs are usually quite affordable and feature rotating exhibits that allow kids to explore as they play.

  • Beyond pure entertainment bliss, the theaters also possess a learning aspect because they are present in many natural history and science museums, showing films specifically made to educate the masses.

  • Local museums and art galleries might offer discount rates during the off-tourist season or on weekends.

  • When planning your next family vacation, look for museums and zoo coupons that can help you enjoy a frugal outing that won't break your household budget.

  • The best source of information regarding museums and zoo coupons is the Web site of the facility you want to visit.

  • Most museums and zoos will have a page devoted to news of upcoming events, which often includes printable coupons that can help you save money on your visit.

  • However, when looking for museums and zoo coupons, keep in mind that you don't always need a coupon to take advantage of money-saving offers.

  • Travel and tourism websites and publications that serve as Ohio travel guides are an excellent place to find coupons for zoos and museums.

  • Many zoos and museums across the United States offer free admission to veterans to recognize the importance of military service.

  • The Smithsonian includes 18 different museums and galleries, in addition to the zoo.

  • In-between breathtaking museums and the awesome architectural scenes, take a walk through some of Rome's public squares for a real slice of Roman life -- both ancient and modern.

  • Also find the Vatican Museums spanning several miles of artwork from ancient maps to paintings and statues.

  • Museums can also be a fantastic family destination.

  • Many major cities now have children's museums, which have been created to be both fun and educational.

  • These museums offer hands-on learning experiences for the children and help bring concepts to life.

  • Like theme parks, children's museums generally have areas designed for various age groups.

  • For older children, these museums usually offer exhibits of interest to children, such as close up looks at other cultures, at how the body works, and at engineering principles.

  • Even museums that are not designated as children's museums can be exciting for the whole family.

  • Museums with unusual themes, such as Ripley's Believe It or Not Museum or the Guinness Book of World Records Museum will be sure to be a hit on your next family vacation.

  • In addition, many of the National Parks also have exciting theme parks, museums, zoos, and shopping opportunities nearby.

  • The Guggenheim Hermitage Museum is part of the Guggenheim family of museums that are spread worldwide.

  • Museums in this family can be found in New York, Bilbao, Berlin and Venice.

  • Some of the resorts also feature important art museums, such as the Guggenheim Hermitage Museum in the Venetian Resort.

  • The city has one of the best Children's Museums in the country.

  • If you're using public transportation, you can save money by reserving ahead and purchasing a Venice Card for 1, 3, or 7 days (and this will also provide you with free use of public toilets and free entrance into certain public museums).

  • Lied Children's Discovery Museum - This interactive museums features two floors and 25,000 sq. feet of activities, displays, and hands-on activities, with exhibits including "Desert Discovery," "Boulder mountain," and "Desert in the Dark".

  • For example, if your tour includes museums, confirm whether the museum admission is included.

  • During your time in Charleston you can tour of an antebellum mansion, climb aboard a WWII aircraft carrier or experience what life was like centuries ago at one of the city's many museums.

  • Many of France’s war heroes are buried amongst the museums and monuments here.

  • Not only are they loaded with family-friendly attractions, such as zoos, aquariums, and children's museums, but they are also home to some of the best hotels on the planet.

  • Not only does the area offer one of the most beautiful beaches in the country, it also boasts a number of family-friendly attractions, including museums and animal encounter programs.

  • Today, you can find your man a Movado watch in many major museums and watch collections around the world.

  • With the aesthetics in their architecture as seen in Notre Dame, world renowned museums such as the Louvre and a government that actively seeks to preserve and promote the arts, France has much to boast about with regards to the arts.

  • If your vacation plans run more to outdoor adventure than browsing museums and art galleries, look for a policy that provides sports coverage.

  • Even more recent loungewear is valued by museums.

  • Places like children's museums offer activities and a learning experience all in one.

  • Kids and adults can spend the night at participating zoos, aquariums, or museums.

  • Dallas is a cosmopolitan city packed with museums, world-class shopping, notable gardens and parks, and other attractions.

  • Washington is stuffed with museums and monuments, making it a natural tourist destination.

  • Because of the vast numbers of families and visitors, the city boasts a large number of museums, restaurants and theaters.

  • The city is full of museums, historical sites, parks and gardens.

  • This small town packs in numerous museums, small businesses, theaters and much more.

  • You can visit one of the local wineries or explore one of the numerous museums.

  • Tourists can take a stroll around the numerous parks, recreational centers and museums in town.

  • There are many stately figures in the Roman and other museums which clearly belong to the same school as the Parthenos; but they are copies of the Roman age, and not to be trusted in point of style.

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  • Nor did the Aegean objects which were lying obscurely in museums in 1870, or thereabouts, provide a sufficient test of the real basis underlying the Hellenic myths of the Argolid, the Troad and Crete, to cause these to be taken seriously.

  • While the insect fauna of European countries was investigated by local naturalists, the spread of geographical exploration brought ever-increasing stores of exotic material to the great museums.

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