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When a computer or a user is directly connected into a network and is capable of interacting with it, for example by querying the contents of a database.

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The Dissenting Academies Online Virtual Library System: What Middletown Read: The Reading Experience Database

Ed Potten.

in The Library

September 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Bibliography; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 2741 words.

The sale of the collection of Prince Lelio Orsini in Rome (1698–1706)

Adriano Amendola.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Social and Cultural History; History of Art. 6511 words.

Thanks to the discovery of previously unknown documents, the present study is able to reconstruct the sale of the collection of Lelio Orsini, Prince of Vicovaro. Sold between about 1698 and...

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Five Months Before Tut: Purchasers and prices at the MacGregor sale, 1922

Tom Hardwick.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2011; p ublished online July 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 8665 words.

This paper offers publication and analysis of a manuscript list of purchasers and prices at the 1922 sale of the extensive Egyptian collection of the Revd William MacGregor, together with...

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Coin collectors and museum donors

Antonino Crisà.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2014; p ublished online February 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 6171 words.

The main scope of this paper is the presentation of two little-known sets of archival records, kept at the Central State Archive of Rome and crucial for knowledge of the history of Sicilian...

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J. C. Bradley’s narrative of the Cornell Entomological Expedition to South America (1919–1920)

Claus Rasmussen.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2016; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 7579 words.

An important entomological collecting expedition to South America in 1919–20 is here presented in detail, based on the personal notes and observations of the expedition leader. The...

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The inventories of the English royal collection, temp. James II

Andrew Barclay.

in Journal of the History of Collections

May 2010; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 10134 words.

The listing of the paintings and sculptures belonging to King James II survives in three different manuscripts, one of which has only recently been correctly identified as such. An online...

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Ancient Greek skulls in the Oxford University Museum, Part II

Yannis Galanakis and Małgosia Nowak-Kemp.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 14069 words.

This article examines the purchase of skulls, bones and a few archaeological objects by George Rolleston (1829–81), Professor of Anatomy and Physiology at Oxford, from Athanasios...

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‘Only meer Love to Learning’: a rediscovered travel diary of naturalist and collector James Petiver (c.1665–1718)

Anna Marie Roos.

in Journal Of The History Of Collections

November 2017; p ublished online December 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 11333 words.

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This paper analyses a rediscovered diary compiled by James Petiver, recording a journey he made in 1691. During his two-month trip,...

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Henrietta Maria's inventory at Colombes

Erin Griffey and Caroline Hibbard.

in Journal of the History of Collections

July 2012; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 18058 words.

The story of Henrietta Maria's death, and the inventory that documents her possessions, offers new insight into the constant and indeed connected flow of political missions, confessional...

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Forming a collection of paintings in Late Baroque Siena

Linda Bauer and Nello Barbieri.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2013; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 10746 words.

By the time of his death in 1727, the Cavaliere Marcello Biringucci possessed some 600 paintings. A group of unpublished documents, mainly forty-two sheets in the Archivio di Stato in Siena...

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‘Plaguey things’

Julie Dawson and Trevor Emmett.

in Journal of the History of Collections

November 2012; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 11466 words.

In 1946 the Fitzwilliam Museum purchased two striking ‘bronze’ statuettes at auction in London. They were said to be early fifth-century BC in date and of central Etruscan style. Almost...

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The diverse curiosità of Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684)

Marika Leino.

in Journal of the History of Collections

March 2015; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Social and Cultural History. 12005 words.

Giacomo Francesco Arpino (1607–1684), physician to the community of Poirino (near Turin) and to members of the House of Savoy, assembled a widely admired and uniquely...

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E-commerce and the art market

Leonard Wolk.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online February 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; History of Art; Financial Aspects of Art; Contemporary Art. 1340 words.

Electronic transactions of art over the internet. Since the introduction of the World Wide Web in the early 1990s, e-commerce has grown to become a very important channel for the trade...

Alternative Museum, The

Tom Williams.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections; Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 556 words.

American nonprofit art institution that was founded in 1975 in New York by Geno Rodriguez, Janice Rooney and Robert Browning as the Alternative Center for International Arts. Like many...