One short article detailing the annual report of visitors at the Horniman Museum created by the museum’s curator Mr Quick. The article also notes that it is “interesting” that number of attendees has increased since 1892. Total attendance since that year was 41,801 (an increase of 5107 on the previous year with an average of 383 visitors. The article also notes that a number of institutions have also visited the museum including “ten societies, three clubs […] twenty private schools, […] and four industrial schools”.
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Black and white negative of man sitting at table next to large grass hut in open field with many supplies
London County Council: Seventh Annual Report of the Horniman Museum and Library, 1908
Programme for an entertainment given at The India Office during a visit by the president of the French Republic
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