An Account of the Horniman Free Museum and Recreational Grounds (1901) copy signed by Emslie Horniman

A 34 page guidebook for the Horniman Museum titled 'An Account of The Horniman Free Museum and Recreational Grounds Forest Hill' (London, 1901) written by Charles Townsend. The volume contains an account of the founding of the museum, photographs of the Townsend building in 1901 and the museum's grounds, a map of the surrounding grounds and gardens, plans of the museum's south and north galleries, photographs of exhibits, sketches of selected objects, and an account of the building of the 1901 museum building. The volume has an inscription on the inside cover: 'To Mr & Mrs Beaver, with E.J.H's compliments, 1901'. The volume's spine is damaged (the text block is mostly intact, but pages 25/26 are missing) and there are signs of water damage.

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