TOC: Journal of the History of Collections, Vol. 29, No. 3

Journal of the History of Collections

Volume 29, Issue 3


The Galleria of Giacomo Oddi in Perugia: its inventory and dispersal
Clara Menganna; Luca Pesante

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

South American mummy trafficking: Captain Duniam’s nineteenth-century worldwide enterprises
Christopher Carter; Flora Vilches; Calogero M Santoro

The natural history collection at the Lisbon Military College: tracing the history of a teaching collection
Inês Gomes

The amateur and the public sphere: private collectors in Brussels, Antwerp and Ghent through the eyes of European travellers in the long nineteenth century
Ulrike Müller

Blaschka invertebrate models in Irish institutions
Hazel Doyle; Eric Callaghan; Emmanuel G Reynaud

Collections and decorations: an original approach to the dissemination of prehistoric collections in Germany in the nineteenth century
Clemens Lichter

A gift from Mauritius: William Curtis, George Clark and the Dodo
Julian P Hume; Christine Taylor

Reception of Chinese bronze antiquities in early twentieth-century Japan
Ya-hwei Hsu

The Emporium Museum (1910–1916), Empúries–L’Escala, Spain: between private collection of antiquities and public archaeological museum
Gabriel Alcalde; Josep Burch


Eye for Detail. Images of Plants and Animals in Art and Science, 1500–1630
Anna Marie Roos

Silk, Porcelain and Lacquer: China and Japan and their trade with Western Europe and the New World, 1500–1644
Susan Bracken

Anton Raphael Mengs y la Antigüedad
Peter Mason

The Wallace Collection. Catalogue of Italian Sculpture
Robert Wenley

The Flemish Merchant of Venice. Daniel Nijs and the Sale of the Gonzaga Art Collection
Timothy Wilks

The Celebrated Museum of the Roman College of the Society of Jesus. A facsimile of the 1678 Amsterdam edition of Giorgio de Sepi’s description of Athanasius Kircher’s Museum, Musæum celeberrimum collegii romani societatis Jesu
Jeremy Warren

Richard Rawlinson and his Seal Matrices. Collecting in the early eighteenth century
Kate Heard

Mariette and the Science of the Connoisseur in Eighteenth-Century Europe
Mia Jackson

Reference: TOC: Journal of the History of Collections, Vol. 29, No. 3. In:, Oct 25, 2017. <>.

CONF: Collecting Raphael, Rome, Oct 2017

Collecting Raphael – Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino in the collections and in the history of collecting


merz_cfp_es_klein_01In view of the forthcoming 500th anniversary celebration of Raphael’s death (Raffaello Sanzio da Urbino, Urbino 1483 – Rome 1520), an international conference to focus on the reception of Raphael and the history of collections will draw together scholars of collecting and history of taste with curators of the main collections of Raphael’s paintings and drawings in both Italy and abroad. The conference, organised by Sybille Ebert-Schifferer and Claudia La Malfa, will be held at the Bibliotheca Hertziana, Max-Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte, in Rome in October 2017.

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