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British Museum

Categories: Museums / Libraries

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
British Museum

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Sir Hans Sloane - WC1

London County Council Sir Hans Sloane, 1660 - 1753, physician, benefactor of...

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Bennet Woodcroft

Bennet Woodcroft

Inventor, industrial archaeologist, leading figure in patent reform and the first clerk to the commissioners of patents. Born Lancashire. Appointed professor of machinery at University College Lond...

Person, History, Industry, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Pumphouse Educational Trust and Museum

Pumphouse Educational Trust and Museum

The museum is located on land that until 1970 was part of the Surrey Docks. After these closed, the area was refurbished and the old pumphouse became a museum. It also houses the Rotherhithe Herita...

Group, Education, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Rotherhithe Picture Research Library

Rotherhithe Picture Research Library

An educational charity, opened as part of Sands Films Studio, and situated in the same Grade II listed building. The library is home to thousands of old photographs, postcards and magazines. Pictur...

Building, Cinema, Museums / Libraries

1 memorial
Sir Hans Sloane

Sir Hans Sloane

Physician, benefactor of the British Museum and an early benefactor to the Chelsea Physic Garden. Responsible for the addition of milk to chocolate to produce a palatable drink. Born Killyleagh, Ir...

Person, Benefactor, Medicine, Museums / Libraries, Race Issues, Science, Ireland

7 memorials
Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

Sir John Soane, R.A. F.R.S.

Architect and collector. Born in Goring-on-Thames, son of a bricklayer. Architect of the Bank of England, the Dulwich Picture Gallery, St. John’s, Bethnal Green and his own tomb. He also rebuilt mu...

Person, Architecture, Museums / Libraries

6 memorials