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Elias Ashmole, 1617-1692: The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World

Michael Cyril William Hunter

Elias Ashmole, 1617-1692: The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World

A Tercentenary Exhibition, 27 April to 31 July 1983

by Michael Cyril William Hunter

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Published by Ashmolean Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Ashmole, Elias,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages92
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8295012M
    ISBN 100907849008
    ISBN 109780907849001

    Elias Ashmole (23 de maig de – 18 de maig de ) va ser, a més d'afeccionat a l'astrologia i l'alquímia, un celebrat antiquari i polític anglès. Per haver donat suport a la facció reialista durant la guerra civil anglesa i a la restauració de Carles II d'Anglaterra, va .   ASHMOLE, ELIAS (), English antiquarian, and founder of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford, was born at Lichfield on the 23rd of May , the son of a saddler. In he became a solicitor, and in was appointed commissioner of excise.

    “Elias Ashmole, Esq, Founder of the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford”. [ca. ]. Harding, George P. Pena and ink and watercolor on paper. 1 vols. Image size is 6 x 5 inches; including border and thin gilt frame, the overall dimemsions are 14 x 9 1/2 inches. The Original Ashmole . Ashmole's collection is also strong in heraldry and local history, and to a lesser extent, in Middle English and seventeenth-century poetry. There is also much material by Ashmole himself, including many original documents collected in preparation for his Institutions, Laws and Ceremonies of the Order of the Garter (), a work which is still regarded as a fine piece of research.

    After World War II, he returned to England and eventually became a naturalized British citizen in In , Josten achieved a major scholarly success while working at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University's main library. He discovered the code used by Elias Ashmole (the founder of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford) to encrypt his diaries.   Britain’s first public museum has its roots in collecting. In , Elias Ashmole presented his collection to Oxford University which created the Ashmolean Museum to house them. The collection was miscellaneous man-made and natural specimens and curiosities from every corner of the world .


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Elias Ashmole, 1617-1692: The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World by Michael Cyril William Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elias Ashmole - The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World. A Tercentenary Exhibition - 27 April to 31 July Compiled by Michael Hunter in conjunction with Kenneth Garlick and N. Mayhew. Hunter, Michael / Garlick, Kenneth / Mayhew, N.

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Founder of the Ashmolean Museum So who is Elias Ashmole and what did he do for the Establishment Elias Ashmole was born in Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire. His family had been prominent, but its fortunes had declined by the time of Ashmole’s birth.

Elias Ashmole The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World by Michael Hunter with Kenneth Garlick, N.J. Mayhew and Albinia de la Mare, Tradescant's Rarieties: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum with a Catalogue of the Surviving Early Collections, ed. by Arthur MacGregor, and The Ashmolean Museum and Oxford Science Author: A.

Turner. The Ashmolean Museum was named after its founder  Elias Ashmole  (–) and opened in It is widely recognised as being the  first modern museum. Elias Ashmole was a  royalist, lawyer, antiquarian, scholar, and collector  who gave his collections to the University of Oxford in Elias Ashmole (–) Elias Ashmole (–) was an antiquary, early freemason, and a founding Fellow of the Royal Society, but he is known best as a collector, having donated to the University of Oxford in his collections of books, manuscripts, and artefacts, many of which had belonged previously to John Tradescant the younger.

Elias Ashmole was a well-connected antiquary, government official, collector and student of alchemy. His own collection of coins and a magnificent library of books and manuscripts had been dramatically expanded in with the addition of a collection – both man-made and natural – assembled from around the world by John Tradescant the Elder and his son, John Tradescant the Younger.

The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology (/ æ ʃ ˈ m oʊ l i ən, ˌ æ ʃ m ə ˈ l iː ən /) on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world's first university museum.

Its first building was erected in – to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to. Elias Ashmole was educated at Lichfield Grammar School, but did not attend university as an undergraduate, being tutored privately in law.

In the English Civil War he was a committed royalist and was appointed a commissioner of excise by Charles I. His duties brought him to Oxford, and his name appears in the accounts of Brasenose College in   Get this from a library.

Elias Ashmole, the founder of the Ashmolean Museum and his world: a tercentenary exhibition, 27 April to 31 July [Michael Cyril William Hunter; Ashmolean Museum.;].

Essay Review: “A World of Wonders in One Closet Shut”: Elias Ashmole – The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World, Tradescant's Rarities: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum with a Catalogue of the Surviving Early Collections, the Ashmolean Museum and Oxford Science – The Ashmolean Museum (in full the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) on Beaumont Street, Oxford, is the world's first university museum.

Its first building was built in – to house the cabinet of curiosities that Elias Ashmole gave to the University of Oxford in The museum reopened in after a major redevelopment. Elias Ashmole (–), whose gift to the University of Oxford in formed the basis of the Ashmolean Museum in Broad Street (now the Museum of the History of Science), is portrayed with objects reflecting his scholarly interests as an antiquary and herald.

The book, 'Ashmole of the Garter', represents his 'Institution, Laws and. SAO/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS) Title: Elias Ashmole The Founder of the Ashmolean Museum and His World by Michael Hunter with Kenneth Garlick, N.J. Mayhew and Albinia de la Mare, Tradescant's Rarieties: Essays on the Foundation of the Ashmolean Museum with a Catalogue of the Surviving Early Collections, ed.

by Arthur MacGregor, and The Ashmolean Museum. At the Bodleian Library at Oxford University, there are real manuscripts by Elias Ashmole () that include, according to the library's website, "papers of Dr.

Simon Forman (   Elias Ashmole (23 May – 18 May ) was a celebrated English antiquary, politician, officer of arms, astrologer and student of alchemy. Ashmole supported the royalist side during the English Civil War, and at the restoration of Charles II.

Elias Ashmole (–) was an English historian and scholar with an intense interest in Alchemy. Elias Ashmole is best known as the founder of the Ashmolean Library in Oxford. Ashmole was born in to a Lichfield saddler.

He studied law and then served as a Royalist in the Civil War. tion of manuscripts and books, I felt I owed it to Ashmole that I should write his Quartercentenary Biography. The year marks years since Elias Ashmole’s birth, in Lichfield. The son of a modest saddler, Ashmole died as the founder of the first public museum in the British Isles.

His successful life against all the odds is a great tale. Tobias Churton: Magus: The Invisible Life of Elias Ashmole (Lichfield, UK, Signal Publishing, ). ISBN Reviewed by Christopher McIntosh. Bremen, Germany Admirers of Tobias Churton’s previous books, such as The Gnostics, The Golden Builders and The Gnostic Philosophy, will not be disappointed by his new biography of one of the most remarkable men England has ever.

ELIAS ASHMOLE, F.R.S. () By C. JOSTEN Curator of the Museum of the History of Science, University of Oxford [Plate 25] LIAS ASHMOLE (i) was born at Lichfield on 23 Maythe only son of Simon Ashmole, a saddler.

His grandfather, Thomas Ashmole, also a saddler, had played an important part in the affairs of the city and. Oxford’s Ashmolean, named after Elias Ashmoleopened as Britain’s first ever public museum in Elias Ashmole was a Royalist, but no real surprise there, what with Oxford being the Royalist seat of power during the English Civil War – he was also.a solicitor, a freemason, an antiquarian, an officer of arms, an astrologer and a student of alchemy.Elias Ashmole was a prominent English antiquary, politician, officer of arms, astrologer, and student of alchemy.

He is famous for being the founder of the Ashmolean Museum at Oxford‌ having donated to the University of Oxford in his collections of books, manuscripts, and artefacts.Elias Ashmole (23 May – 18 May ), was a celebrated English antiquary, politician, officer of arms, astrologer and student of alchemy.

Ashmole supported the royalist side during the English Civil War, and at the restoration of Charles II he was rewarded with several lucrative offices.