History Extra podcast

Hans Sloane and the British Museum

43:08 | Jul 6th, 2017

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Author and historian James Delbourgo discusses his new book Collecting the World, which explores the life of the 18th-century natural historian Hans Sloane whose collections went on to form the basis of the British Museum in London

epekilisOct 8th, 2017

Great episode about the man at the root of the British Museum and for whom Sloane Square is named.