Mirror of Literature,  9 (1827), 208.




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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'.

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