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Author Name    Dickson, Lovat.

Title   THE MUSEUM MAKERS: THE STORY OF THE ROYAL ONTARIO MUSEUM.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Near Fine

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Toronto Royal Ontario Museum 1986

ISBN Number    0888543263 / 9780888543264

Seller ID   28403

214 pp, 9 3/4" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "Mummies, dinosaurs, Persian textiles, exotic fishes, European bronzes, fossils, early Canadian furniture, artifacts of the Native peoples of Canada, rare Chinese ceramics, and a Ming tomb with its guardian figures - all these and much more are to be found in the galleries of the Royal Ontario Museum. (This book) gives a vivid account of the origins and growth of this impressive institution, which each year touches the lives of hundreds of thousands, from researchers to school classes thronging the galleries, to senior citizens involved in special programs. (The author) uses a biographical framework for the story of this exciting institution. First on the scene are the founders, such memorable figures as Sir Edmund Walker and Charles Trick Currelly. Then come the early directors, curators, and technicians, whose research and discoveries in every branch of the natural sciences and art and archaeology contributed to the Royal Ontario Museum's growing international reputation. In the aftermath of World War II a new generation of museum men and women took up the challenge of keeping the Royal Ontario Musuem one of the last combined science and art and archaeology musuems of first rank in the world. The unfolding story, with accomplishements, stresses, and strains interwoven, is captivating." One tiny corner bump, tiny bump at top/bottom of spine, tiny dent on front board. Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling.

Anyang,  Armour  Court,  Art,  Archaeology,  James  L.  Baillie,  Claude  Bissell,  Board  Of  Trustees,  Gerard  Brett,  British  Museum,  Nathanael  Burwash,  Duncan  Cameron,  Committee  Of  Directors,  George  Crofts,  James  E.  Cruise,  Charles  Trick  Currelly,  Joseph  Di  Profio,  J.R.  Dymond,  Egypt  Exploration  Fund,  Egyptian  Department,  Exhibit  Design  Services,  Far  Eastern  Department,  Geological  Survey  Of  Canada,  Geology,  Theodore  A.  Heinrich,  Maxwell  Henderson,  I  Brought  Home  The  Ages,  T.F.  McIlwraith,  Margaret  MacLean,  Vincent  Massey,  Richard  Meech,  Metropolitan  Museum  Of  Art,  Ming  Tomb,  Robert  Mond,  Edmund  Osler,  Harley  Parker,  William  Arthur  Parks,  Flinders  Petrie,  Rotunda,  ROM,  Mineralogy,  Palaeontology,  Zoology,  Loris  Russell,  Sigmund  Samuel,  David  Scott,  Sidney  Smith,  L.L.  Snyder,  Peter  Swann,  William  Elgin  Swinton,  Walter  H.  Tovell,  A.D.  Tushingham,  University  Of  Toronto,  Byron  Edmund  Walker,  William  Charles  White,  World  War  II. 

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