Fitzwilliam Museum


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Fitzwilliam Museum

(ˌfɪtzˈwɪljəm)
n
(Placename) a museum, attached to Cambridge University and founded in 1816, noted esp for its paintings and collections devoted to the applied arts
[C19: named after the 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, who donated the first collection]
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On the outskirts of Cambridge, it's also worth a trip to the Cambridge University Botanic Garden and The Fitzwilliam Museum.
A teaspoon from his laboratory will also be on display at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, which his mother believes was responsible for his "accidental" death in 1952, aged 41 from cyanide poisoning.
Jane Munro is Keeper of Paintings, Drawings and Prints at the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
Contract notice:Provision of Fine Art Transport Services for the Fitzwilliam Museum.
The 14-strong team stole from Cambridge's University's Fitzwilliam Museum and Durham's Oriental Museum - smashing holes in walls to gain entry.
Another gem in Cambridge's cultural landscape is the impressive, Roman-style Fitzwilliam Museum, a treasure trove of art and antiquities from the university.
The group, dubbed the Rathkeale Rovers because of their links to the Irish town, targeted high-value objects in a string of break-ins, including Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum and Durham's Oriental Museum in 2012.
The group, dubbed the Rathkeale Rovers because of their links to the Irish town, targeted high-value objects in a string of breakins, including Durham's Oriental Museum in 2012 and Cambridge's Fitzwilliam Museum.
Summary: Going beyond the images of mummies and pharaohs, an exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum throws light on the mystique that surrounds the rites of mortality
They committed two thefts and an attempted theft from the Durham University Oriental Museum and a burglary at Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, said police in the city of Durham.
New Kingdom Ostraca from the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.