Results for tag Collection

  • The Royal Collections (3)

    The Royal North American Collections of the musée du quai Branly-Jacques Chirac comprise more than 230 objects from today's Canada and the…

  • Denis-Jacques Fayolle (1)

    The name of Denis-Jacques Fayolle is inseparable from the cabinet of curiosities which Charles-Philippe of Bourbon, the Count of Artois and…

  • Documenting Museum Collections: some Hurdles

    Documenting the Indigenous objects preserved in museum collections is a fascinating and exciting task. It can also be frustrating, when the…

  • Denis-Jacques Fayolle (2)

    When the Count of Artois was constituting his Cabinet, his sons were living in the north wing of the Versailles Palace, where they shared their…

  • The Royal Collections (1)

    The first French contacts with Native populations in North America date back to the sixteenth century, when whalers, mariners and merchants made…

  • The Royal Collections (2)

    The French Revolution destroyed this system linking cabinets de curiosités and arts and science collections to the Crown, the aristocracy, and…