Pitt Rivers Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford.

“This High-Victorian display hall, opened in 1884, is built like an engine shed decked with three storeys of wrought-iron verandas stuffed with the handmade objects from a thousand lost cultures.”

The museum is founded on the 20,000 artifacts donated by Lieutenant-General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers 125 years ago. These include trepanning tools, taxidermy of extinct animals, and other oddities.


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