Sloane’s Treasures: Texts and Transcription

……… Event Date: 16 July 2012 Eliot Room 4 British Library Conference Centre The British Library 96 Euston Road London NW1 2DB Sloane’s Treasures – Workshop 3: Texts and Transcription Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise …

Sloane's Treasures: Sloane’s Artificial Rarities

……… Event Date: 31 May 2012 Hartwell Room The British Museum Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG Sloane’s Treasures – Workshop 2: Sloane’s ‘Artificial Rareties’ Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started…  Hans Sloane was …

Sloane’s Treasures: Understanding Sloane’s Natural Objects

      Event Date: 17 April 2012 Dorothea Bate Seminar Room Natural History Museum London SW7 5BD Sloane’s Treasures Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was a doctor who collected curiosities with a passion. Although he always hoped society would benefit, he would be astonished at the scale of the enterprise he started… Hans Sloane was one of the great men …