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By Neil Chambers

Targeting the explorer and naturalist Joseph Banks (1743-1820), this ebook explores the early heritage of collections on the British Museum. Taking Banks' striking profession as its foundation, it examines the alterations that happened in the course of a interval of transition that resulted in amassing on an more and more international scale.

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