A press cutting of an article describing the fourth annual report as being very interesting. It mentions the Museum is open for free on specific days with many taking advantage of Mr. Horniman’s generosity. It continues with the collection being divided into two sections Art and Nature, with Art comprising of objects from various countries and the second, Nature, comprising of collections of Entomological and Natural History specimens. It concludes with a note about the Museum being very easily accessible from London.
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Letter by John Brown regarding the disposal of Captain Scott relics from the Horniman Museum
Calabash carver, Oyo
Wai Wai expedition and containers
Ibadan, pots in the market
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