TRADESCANT’S CABINET OF CURIOSITIES, SOUTH LAMBETH ROAD
An advertisement for the Tradescants' Ark, 'Rarities and Curiosities' in South Lambeth Road and Britain's first museum open to the public. John Tradescant the Younger died in 1662 and the collection at the time of this advert was still being shown to the public for an admission fee by his widow Hester. This collection was obtained by Elias Ashmole and was part of the founding collection for the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.Ref: Lambeth Clippings 4
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