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Illustratie door Jan Swammerdam (1637-1680)



  • Museums and (the loss of?) the Encyclopaedic Ideal (Haarlem, 20-22 April 2017). A conference report

    4 september 2017

    By Lizzy Entjes. Photos by Kees-Jan Bakker

    On April 20-22, 2017, the Teyler’s Museum hosted a very successful conference: Museums and (the loss of?) the Encyclopedic ideal. The conference kicked off on Thursday afternoon with a tour by museum Head of Collections, Herman Voogt and conference host Ilja Nieuwland, which underlined the importance of the conference location within academic research, whilst showing some of the museums finest objects like hoaxed fossils and the world famous electrostatic generator; the eighteenth century oval room; and the stunning library. Lees meer…