Hans Sloane and the British Museum

Author and historian James Delbourgo reflects on the life of the 18th-century natural historian and collector Hans Sloane whose collections formed the basis of the British Museum

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Author and historian James Delbourgo discusses his new book Collecting the World, which explores the life of the 18th-century natural historian Hans Sloane whose collections went on to form the basis of the British Museum in London

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