Ashmolean Museum

Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
Related to Ashmolean Museum: British Museum, Bodleian Library

Ashmolean Museum:

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).
..... Click the link for more information.
References in periodicals archive ?
Formerly displayed in a Victorian vicarage, the collection was loaned first to the Ashmolean Museum for an exhibition in 1994, and then in 2009 at Monnow Valley Arts Centre, a foundation based in Walterstone, Hereford.
Ashmolean Museum Publications, Oxford, 160 pages, ISBN 978-1910807019, 15.
ANSWERS: 1 Wallace and Gromit; 2 A pandemic; 3 Sweden; 4 Manchester United; 5 The Ashmolean Museum, Oxford; 6 Wagons; 7 A piece of nonsense writing in (usually) verse; 8 Sir Terence Conran; 9 A sundial; 10 Jennifer Worth.
In addition to WAM, a conservation grant was awarded to The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, United Kingdom.
The John Ruskin's Oxford teaching collection, now in the Ashmolean Museum, can be browsed online (7).
In 2005, Prince Sultan, the late crown prince, gave Au2 million (SR 12 million) to the Ashmolean Museum.
The Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, situated in Oxford, England, was the world's first ever university museum.
This technology is currently being used in the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford and it has recently been tested in the British Museum and in the National Gallery.
In the mid-1980s an emerging discipline came into its own with a conference at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, publication of the conference proceedings, and the first issue of a journal devoted to the history of collections.
From here it was a short walk to Ashmolean Museum, founded in 1683, the world's oldest public museum.
IN 1683 THE ASHMOLEAN MUSEUM IN OXFORD, ENGLAND opened its doors as the first public museum in the world.