Étiquette : museum

  • Natural History Museum in Nantes

    Natural History Museum in Nantes

    The history of the Nantes Natural History Museum begins with the creation of a private practice in 1799 by the pharmacist François-René Dubuisson. It was in 1872 that the museum moved into the premises it still occupies today. These premises have undergone numerous renovations and expansions over time. The collections cover all areas of natural […]

  • Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Nantes

    Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Nantes

    L’histoire du muséum d’histoire naturelle de Nantes commence avec la création d’un cabinet particulier en 1799 par le pharmacien François-René Dubuisson. C’est en 1872 que le muséum aménagera dans les locaux qu’il occupe encore actuellement. Ces locaux ont fait l’objet de nombreux travaux de réaménagement et d’agrandissement au fil du temps. Les collections couvrent tous […]

  • Museum of Fine Arts in Arras

    Museum of Fine Arts in Arras

    After the recumbent and transi figures of the Louvre Museum, here are some funeral pieces from the Museum of Fine Arts in Arras, in the North of France. There is a rather impressive transi of Guillaume Lefranchois, a doctor during the first half of the 15th century. The transis appeared in the 14th century, a […]

  • The funeral Louvre

    The funeral Louvre

    The Louvre is the largest museum in the world, so there is plenty to see in the 403 exhibition halls. Here is a small visit on the theme of death. Among the funereal works that can be seen in the Louvre, one of the most striking is this Allegory of Death, known as La Mort […]

  • Natural History Museum in Geneva

    Natural History Museum in Geneva

    The Natural History Museum of Geneva, Switzerland, was created in 1794, the collections increasing over the years, the museum has moved several times. In 1966 a large simple and modern building was built to house the museum’s collections and research. We are far from the atmosphere and the aesthetics of the dusty cabinets of curiosities […]

  • Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Genève

    Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Genève

    Le muséum d’histoire naturelle de Genève est créé en 1794, les collections augmentant au fil des ans, le muséum déménagera plusieurs fois. En 1966 un grand bâtiment simple et moderne est construit pour abriter les collections et les recherches du muséum. On est bien loin de l’ambiance et l’esthétique des cabinets de curiosités poussiéreux du […]

  • Testut-Latarjet museum

    Testut-Latarjet museum

    The Testut-Latarjet museum was founded in 1854, it’s the museum of anatomy and medical natural history attached to the faculty of medicine of Lyon. It was installed since 1930 in the grounds of the faculty of medicine, it was moved in 2015 to Rillieux-la-Pape (the photos were taken before the move, between 2014 and 2015). […]

  • Natural History Museum in Lille

    Natural History Museum in Lille

    The Natural History Museum in Lille was created in 1822, it was installed in the premises it still occupies today in 1896. It houses four major collections, two of which are currently kept in the reserves for lack of space. These are ethnography (about 15,000 objects) and science and technology (about 70,000 pieces), some pieces […]

  • Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Lille

    Muséum d’histoire naturelle de Lille

    Le musée d’histoire naturelle de Lille a été créé en 1822, il a été installé dans les locaux qu’il occupe encore aujourd’hui en 1896. Il abrite quatre grandes collections, dont deux sont actuellement conservées dans les réserves par manque de place. Ce sont l’ethnographie (environ 15000 objets) et les sciences et techniques (environ 70 000 […]

  • Fragonard Museum

    Fragonard Museum

    The Fragonard Museum is the museum of the National Veterinary School located in Maisons-Alfort in the Paris suburbs. Created in 1766, it’s one of the oldest museums in France, this imposing and diversified collection of 4200 items relating to domestic animals is from the 18th century until the 1980s. The four rooms of the museum […]