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Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum a museum of art and antiquities in Oxford, founded by the English antiquary Elias Ashmole (1617–92), who presented his collection of rarities to Oxford University in 1677 as the nucleus of the museum. It opened in 1683 and was the first public institution of its kind in England.

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Ashmolean Museum

Ashmolean Museum: see under Ashmole, Elias.

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