... storage warehouses, or community attics, or temples of dead gods, or copies of palaces of an extinct nobility, or costly reproductions of ancient temples, or grand and elaborate structures which are of service only as evidences of conspicuous waste... The New Museum - Página 18por John Cotton Dana - 1917Vista completa
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Catherine E. Paul - 2002 - 296 páginas
...1910s to strengthen all museums by squelching the old impression of museums as inert collections— "storage warehouses, or community attics, or temples...service only as evidences of conspicuous waste by the rich"—in favor of the "new museum," an institution where "the experts will use their expermess partly...