By Keith Reynard
This special and demanding listing contains nearly 3,000 entries. It covers all kinds and sizes of museums, together with galleries of work, sculpture, and images, in addition to constructions and websites of specific historical curiosity. It additionally offers an in depth index, directory over 3,000 matters. The listing covers nationwide British collections and significant structures, but additionally the more odd, much less famous, and native indicates and websites. The listing of Museums, Galleries and structures of old curiosity within the uk is an integral reference resource for any library aiding musuem experiences and a vital buy for somebody with an curiosity within the cultural and historic collections of the united kingdom. Features contain: * Alphabetically indexed entries, that are additionally listed through topic for ease of reference * Entries comprise the identify and deal with of the association, cell and fax numbers, e mail and net addresses, and some extent of touch * A breakdown of the collections held via every one association, giving a vast assessment of the most assortment as an entire * information of particular collections are supplied and contain the interval coated in addition to the variety of goods held.
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Enquiries to: Managing Director Access: Access to staff: By letter, by telephone, by fax, by email, visitors by prior appointment Access to building, collections or gallery: Prior appointment required Access for disabled people: Parking provided Main directory 25 General description: The largest collection of British and American press advertisements and magazine cover illustrations in Europe. Over 1 million images, dating from 1870 to the present day, catalogued for easy access. Collections: Original Norman Rockwell covers and advertisements, US, 1917–1970 Catalogues: Catalogue for library is published and is on-line.
Net Formed: 1969 Organisation type and purpose: Museum. Affiliated to: Ogilby Trust South East Area Services to Museums Enquiries to: Curator Direct tel: 01252 349624 Access: Access to staff: By letter, by fax, by email, visitors by prior appointment Hours: Office: weekdays, 1000 to 1630 Other restrictions: Research weekdays only. Access to building, collections or gallery: No prior appointment required Hours: Mon to Fri, 1000 to 1630 (last admission 1545); Sat, Sun, Bank Holidays, 1000 to 1600 Other restrictions: No photography, no bulky bags.
The collection includes: industrial archaeology and social history of South East England blacksmithing; boatbuilding; pottery; printing; limeburning; concrete; narrow gauge railways; radio and telecommunications; bus transport in SE England; roads and roadbuilding; electricity supply and distribution in SE England; engineering; hand and machine tools, The Tools and Trades History Society, plus other traditional industries from the South of England. Main directory 45 Information services: Library available for reference (for conditions see Access above).
Directory of Museums, Galleries and Buildings of Historic Interest in the United Kingdom by Keith Reynard