Book chapterThis foreword to the publication by Catherine Daunt outlines how the author became involved with the collector Alexander Walker (1930-2003) and the circumstances leading to his Bequest of his collection of modern works on paper to the British Museum
From site to museum: a critical assessment of collection history on the formation and interpretation of the British Early Palaeolithic recordThe British Lower and Middle Palaeolithic record makes an important contribution to understanding the early occupation of northern Europe, in particular, through the detailed, systematic and multidisciplinary excavations of key sites. However, it is the historic collections, amassed by a large number of collectors over a 100-year period from the...
Harris, Claire R.E. ; Ashton, Nick ; Lewis, Simon G.