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Ashmolean Museum

(æʃˈməʊlɪən; ˌæʃməˈlɪən)
n
(Named Buildings) a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections
[C19: named after Elias Ashmole (1617–92), English antiquary who donated the first collection]
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Head to Broadway Tower before descending into the village to check out the Ashmolean Museums and Smallbrook Lake.
1683: The first public museum, the Ashmolean, was opened by Elias Ashmole in Oxford.
NATIONAL DAY OF SWEDEN 1683: The first public museum, the Ashmolean, was opened by Elias Ashmole in Oxford.
Curator, Ashmolean Museum, An Van Camp, said: "He created extraordinary prints by using existing techniques in his own artistic and innovative way.
Police claimed the Paul Cezanne painting View of Auvers-sur-Oise was stolen to order from Oxford's Ashmolean Museum on New Year's Eve.
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In which university city can the Ashmolean Museum be found?
They are meant to be--and having the patient curiosity to understand them is what the show is all about--'crossing cultures', to quote the Ashmolean's mantra.
Yale's sources derive from a group of men who would one way or another have described themselves as naturalists, loosely connected by their very different associations with Oxford University and in particular the Ashmolean. Men of rather different social origins and standing (that Yale does not discuss), they were drawn together by a common interest in the nature of the world and of the kingdom they belonged to.
royalexchange.co.uk Storms, Wars, and Shipwrecks: Treasures From the Sicilian Seas, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford (Till September 25) Dive into the past with this spectacular collection rescued from the Mediterranean.