London County Council: First Annual Report of the Horniman Museum, 1901-1902

The report records names of committee members, an account of the history of the museum and the opening of the new building including, a description of the architecture and interpretation of the mosaic constructed on the frontage of the building.
The scope and arrangement of the collections, categorized as ethnology, natural history and library.
Lists of donations and acquisitions by purchase, visitor numbers, school visits, lectures and publications.

Collection Information

These objects are only a part of our collections, of which there are more than 350,000 objects. This information comes from our collections database. Some of this is incomplete and there may be errors. This part of the website is also still under construction, so there may be some fields repeated or incorrectly formatted information.

The database sometimes uses language taken from historical documents to help research, which may now appear outdated and even offensive. The database also includes information on objects that are considered secret or sacred by some communities.

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