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Brasenose and the Ashmolean

The Ashmolean, the University of Oxford’s museum of art and archaeology, was officially founded in 1683. It is perhaps most famous for being the earliest public museum in England. Named after Elias Ashmole, it was originally founded as a scientific … Continue reading

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Travels in Finland and Bosia-Herzegovina

In the summer of 1873, whilst still a student at Brasenose, Arthur Evans travelled to Finnish Lapland with a school friend, Francis Maitland Balfour and later in 1875 to Boznia-Herzegovina. These travels are now the subject of an exciting new … Continue reading

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