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Brighton, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery

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Brighton, Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
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The Brighton Museum and Art Gallery started as the Royal pleasure pavillion built for the Prince of Wales, George IV, and appropriated by the for art exhibitions by 1851, and buildings on premisis was being used as a museum by 1856. Like many local museums the collection is diverse, encompasing fine and decorative art, natural history, textiles, ethnographic and archaeological material.

The Egyptology collection was championed by Brighton native Francis Llewellyn Griffith and his brother Arthur, and has a substantial Nubian collection from Griffith's excavations. 

 

 

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