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see under Ashmole, EliasAshmole, Elias
, 1617–92, English archaeologist and antiquary. He made exhaustive antiquarian studies, especially The Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the Order of the Garter (1672) and The Antiquities of Berkshire (3 vol., 1719).
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Tomorrow will see the opening of the 'Last Supper in Pompeii' exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology of Oxford, an initiative sponsored by Intesa Sanpaolo.
An Van Camp, curator, Ashmolean Museum, said: "He created extraordinary prints by using existing techniques in his own artistic and innovative way.
Self portrait etching at a window, Rembrandt (1648) Picture: (c) ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM, UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
The last room at the Ashmolean contains these terrific gospels along with great standing stones and crosses tellingly displayed against a vast photograph of a treeless northern landscape.
Such a problem was addressed especially by those who established the Ashmolean, where the managers worked on the best methods of making archives clear and accessible to those permitted to use them.
The answer, we are led to believe, is the lantern currently on display at Auckland Castle and on loan from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
Natural philosopher and empiricist Lister was the first arachnologist and conchologist, a prominent fellow of the Royal Society, a Royal Physician to Queen Anne, a major benefactor of the Ashmolean Museum, and a regular correspondent on natural history and medicine with its first two keepers.
An Islamic art expert at Oxford's Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, Francesca Leoni, wrote that Tahmasp manuscript "is arguably the most luxuriously illustrated copy of Ferdowsi's epic ever produced in the history of Persian painting....
His works are on permanent display at Ashmolean Museum, Oxford and British Museum in London.
The visit took in the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bodleian Library and the Ashmolean Museum.
In addition to WAM, a conservation grant was awarded to The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, United Kingdom.