Personal Collection

Some articles on collections, collection:

History Of Museums - History
... Early museums began as the private collections of wealthy individuals, families or institutions of art and rare or curious natural objects and artifacts ... the "respectable", especially to private art collections, but at the whim of the owner and his staff ... had sufficient traffic as to warrant labels for the ordered collection, although there is no source for this information ...
Archaeology Museums - History
... Early museums began as the private collections of wealthy individuals, families or institutions of art and rare or curious natural objects and artifacts ... access was often possible for the "respectable", especially to private art collections, but at the whim of the owner and his staff ... had sufficient traffic as to warrant labels for the ordered collection, although there is no source for this information ...

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