TITLE

Sloane, Hans

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Sloane, Hans (1660-1753) was a British physician and botanist renowned especially for his voluminous collection of plant and animal specimens, fossils, minerals, precious stones, coins, and rare artifacts and antiquities of all kinds. That collection inspired the founding of the British Museum in 1753.
ACCESSION #
37309265

 

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