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Collecting the World: The Origin of the British Museum
Open to the public with free admission, the British Museum is a collection of unmatched grandeur, boasting incredible artifacts from pilfered pieces of the Parthenon to the language lover’s Rosetta Stone. It’s hard to believe it had its beginning in the efforts of just one man, a fellow by the name of Hans Sloane. Joining us today is James Delbourgo, author of “Collecting the World: Hans Sloane and the Origins of the British Museum.” —Original airdate: 11/1/2017

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