Ashmolean museum



noun
a museum, attached to Oxford University and founded in 1683, noted for its paintings and archaeological collections
Historical Examples

This object, the authenticity of which is not unquestionable, is exhibited in the ashmolean museum, Oxford.
What was the Gunpowder Plot? John Gerard

In the ashmolean museum, is a portrait of the Son, in his garden, with a spade in his hand.
On the Portraits of English Authors on Gardening, Samuel Felton

In the ashmolean museum at Oxford, a curious brank may be seen.
Bygone Punishments William Andrews

Nine shillings were paid for the carriage of a mummy from London, probably one of those which are now in the ashmolean museum.
Annals of the Bodleian Library, Oxford, A.D. 1598-A.D. 1867 William Dunn Macray

Wood, also in the ashmolean museum, is recorded by Huddesford.
Notes and Queries, Number 75, April 5, 1851 Various

Two gold chains dating from about the middle of the same century are preserved in the ashmolean museum.
Jewellery H. Clifford Smith,

Their collection formed the foundation of the ashmolean museum at Oxford.
The Tatler, Volume 1, 1899 George A. Aitken

There are some famous stone images, for instance, round the Theatre and the ashmolean museum.
My Autobiography F. Max Mller

From 1884 to 1908 he was keeper of the ashmolean museum, Oxford.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia Various

The head and one of the feet were saved from the flames, and are still preserved in the ashmolean museum.
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 65, No. 399, January 1849 Various

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