Frances Larson - An Infinity of Things: How Sir Henry Wellcome Collected the World
English | 2009-12-01 | ISBN: 0199554463 | PDF | 320 pages | 3.73 MB
Richly illustrated in every part, including 8 pages of color plates, An Infinity of Things tells the narration of the greatest private collection through all ages made, and the life of the subject behind it. American-born Henry Wellcome made his millions to the degree that one of the world's in the ~ place pharmaceutical entrepreneurs. Drawing on his heavy wealth, he planned a great museum filled by treasures from all corners of the terrestrial ball, charting the history of human health from prehistory to the present sunshine.