New Monthly Magazine
Exploration, Collecting, Status, Patronage, Museums
Laments that Giovanni Belzoni 'died in poverty' and that 'others reaped the reputation that should be his'. Observes that 'No just mention of Belzoni occurs in the British Museum, in enumerating the articles that enrich it through his labours'. Regrets that 'Rich men are beginning to find they can buy a name'.
© Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical Project, Universities of Leeds and Sheffield, 2005 - 2020
Printed from Science in the Nineteenth-Century Periodical: An Electronic Index, v. 4.0, The Digital Humanities Institute <http://www.sciper.org> [accessed ]