The Collector's Voice: Critical Readings in the Practice of Collecting: Volume 3: Modern Voices

1st Edition

Susan Pearce, Rosemary Flanders, Fiona Morton

Routledge
Published August 27, 2002
Reference - 400 Pages
ISBN 9781859284193 - CAT# Y286111
Series: Perspectives on Collecting

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Summary

The Collector’s Voice is a major four-volume project which brings together in accessible form material relevant to the history and practice of collecting in the European tradition from c. 1500 BC to the present day. The series demonstrates how attitudes to objects, the collecting of objects, and the shape of the museum institution have developed over the past 3000 years. Material presented includes translations of a wide range of original documents: letters, official reports, verse, fiction, travellers' accounts, catalogues and labels. Volume 1: Ancient Voices, edited by Susan Pearce and Alexandra Bounia Volume 2: Early Voices, edited by Susan Pearce and Kenneth Arnold Volume 3: Imperial Voices, edited by Susan Pearce and Rosemary Flanders Volume 4: Contemporary Voices, edited by Susan Pearce and Paul Martin

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