"Emile Guimet's Network for Research and Collecting Asian Objects, ca.1877-1918"
Chang, T. (2018). "Emile Guimet's Network for Research and Collecting Asian Objects, ca.1877-1918". In C. Howald, C. Guichard, & B. Savoy (Eds.), Acquiring Cultures: Histories of World Art on Western Markets, 209-222. De Gruyter
This article examines the early history of the first national museum in France devoted to the arts and religions of Asia, the Musée Guimet, created in 1879. Through extensive archival research in unpublished sources it is revealed that the founder Em... Read More