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James Mann (curator)

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Sir James Gow Mann (23 September 1897 – 5 December 1962) was an eminent figure in the art world in the mid twentieth century, specialising in the study of armour. [1]

23 relations: A & C Black, Academic department, Armour, Ashmolean Museum, British Library, Curator, Fine art, Greenwich Mean Time, Henry V (1944 film), History of art, Laurence Olivier, New College, Oxford, Reader (academic rank), Royal Armouries, Royal Artillery, Royal Collection, Society of Antiquaries of London, The Times, Tower of London, University of London, Wallace Collection, Who's Who, Winchester College.

A & C Black

A & C Black is a British book publishing company, owned since 2002 by Bloomsbury Publishing.

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Academic department

An academic department is a division of a university or school faculty devoted to a particular academic discipline.

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Armour (British English or Canadian English) or armor (American English; see spelling differences) is a protective covering that is used to prevent damage from being inflicted to an object, individual or vehicle by direct contact weapons or projectiles, usually during combat, or from damage caused by a potentially dangerous environment or activity (e.g., cycling, construction sites, etc.). Personal armour is used to protect soldiers and war animals.

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Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum (in full the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology) on Beaumont Street, Oxford, England, is the world's first university museum.

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British Library

The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom and the largest national library in the world by number of items catalogued.

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A curator (from cura, meaning "to take care") is a manager or overseer.

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Fine art

In European academic traditions, fine art is art developed primarily for aesthetics or beauty, distinguishing it from applied art, which also has to serve some practical function, such as pottery or most metalwork.

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Greenwich Mean Time

Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.

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Henry V (1944 film)

Henry V is a 1944 British Technicolor film adaptation of William Shakespeare's play of the same name.

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History of art

The history of art focuses on objects made by humans in visual form for aesthetic purposes.

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Laurence Olivier

Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, (22 May 1907 – 11 July 1989) was an English actor and director who, along with his contemporaries Ralph Richardson and John Gielgud, dominated the British stage of the mid-20th century.

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New College, Oxford

New College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom.

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Reader (academic rank)

The title of reader in the United Kingdom and some universities in the Commonwealth of Nations, for example India, Australia and New Zealand, denotes an appointment for a senior academic with a distinguished international reputation in research or scholarship.

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Royal Armouries

The Royal Armouries is the United Kingdom's National Museum of Arms and Armour.

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Royal Artillery

The Royal Regiment of Artillery, commonly referred to as the Royal Artillery (RA) and colloquially known as "The Gunners", is the artillery arm of the British Army.

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Royal Collection

The Royal Collection is the art collection of the British Royal Family and the largest private art collection in the world.

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Society of Antiquaries of London

The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'." It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity.

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The Times

The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.

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Tower of London

The Tower of London, officially Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress of the Tower of London, is a historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London.

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University of London

The University of London (abbreviated as Lond. or more rarely Londin. in post-nominals) is a collegiate and a federal research university located in London, England.

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Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection is an art collection in London open to the public, housed at Hertford House in Manchester Square, the former townhouse of the Seymour family, Marquesses of Hertford.

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Who's Who

Who's Who (or "Who is Who") is the title of a number of reference publications, generally containing concise biographical information on the prominent people of a country.

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Winchester College

Winchester College is an independent boarding school for boys in the British public school tradition, situated in Winchester, Hampshire.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Mann_(curator)

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