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The History of Cabinets of Curiosity

Museum Studies
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The cabinet of James Petiver became the basis of the _______ Museum
These large collections were bought by noblemen and _______
time of the great revival of art, literature, and learning in Europe beginning in the 14th century and extending to the 17th century,
German word for, "art cabinet"
Larger cabinets were merged into collections that were so large they took over entire _____
A handmade object, such as a tool, or the remains of one, characteristic of an earlier time or cultural stage
Museums of today have evolved out of two aspects of human nature: our curiosity and desire to_______
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These noble and royal collections became the basis of ______ museums
Curiosity Cabinets were compiled by a single person, normally a scholar or ________
Curiosity cabinets were ________of rare, valuable, historically important or unusual objects.
As time passed, small private _____ were absorbed into larger ones
a glass cabinet or case, especially for displaying art objects.
German word for Curiosity Cabinets
Curiosity cabinets of the Renaissance were _______ spaces
A building housing a collection and the work of a staff that preserves and interprets the collection
_______ were highly prized for wunderkammer collections because they blurred the lines between animal, vegetable and mineral