Article ID: CBB000048581

Matthew Maty MD, FRS (1718-76) and science at the foundation of the British Museum, 1753-80 (1987)

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Description “As the editor and largely the author of the Journal Britannique [Maty] was the centre of a large intellectual circle in England, Holland, and France...His life illustrates the social background against which the British Museum came into being.”


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Authors & Contributors
Wheeler, Alwyne
Fara, Patricia
Gunther, A. E.
Stearn, William T.
Janssens, Uta
Whitehead, Peter J. P.
Journals
Archives of Natural History
Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History): Historical Series
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Bulletin of the History of Medicine
Eighteenth-Century Life
History of Science
Publishers
Heinemann
Wilson
British Museum. Natural History
Dawsons of Pall Mall
British Museum Press
Concepts
Museums
Science
Zoology
Natural history
Smallpox
Mineralogy
People
Maty, Matthieu
Gunther, Albert
Gray, John Edward
Sloane, Hans
Owen, Richard
Banks, Joseph
Time Periods
18th century
19th century
20th century
Places
British Isles
Great Britain
The Netherlands: Belgium, Holland, Luxembourg
Institutions
British Museum. Natural History
Royal Society of London
British Museum
Linnean Society of London
Science Museum, London
Zoological Society of London
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