Record Number : 39827 of 13452

Title : Salomons Museum

Description :
This is the website for Salomons Museum, the onetime home and estate of the Salomons family. The Salomons included Sir David Salomons, Member of Parliament, equality campaigner and the first Jewish Lord Mayor of London and his son, the scientist and road transport pioneer Sir David Lionel Salomons. As well as the family's historic home and estate (one of the earliest buildings in the country be powered by electricity and including Sir David Lionel Salomons' purpose-built Science Theatre) the museum is cares for the various collections built up by the family: badges; ballooniana; Jewish history; London; electrical/scientific; estate and family; transport; medals; World War I. The collection’s illustrated catalogue is available online, and the website includes a virtual museum tour and information about public access. Salomons Museum has received AHRC funding.

URL : http://www.canterbury.ac.uk/salomons-museum/

Uncontrolled Keywords : history of science; Jewish

Controlled Keywords : Arts and Humanities Research Council (Great Britain) (AHRC); Canterbury Christchurch University; Southborough--Kent--England--United Kingdom; universities; archive repositories; papers (document genres); collections (object groupings); history (discipline); technology; religion (discipline); Judaism; Judaica; politics; mechanics (physics); ballooning; medals; electricity; pi9001; pi9002

Language : eng;

Period : 18th Century; 19th Century; 20th Century (1900 - 1945); 1797 - 1925

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