It is amazing the things you can find on the internet. Here is a picture of warehouse facility of the British Museum in 1852, soon after the wave of finding “monuments” from the Middle East began.
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Wow! Do you think they knew how large it was going to become?
I’m sure some did, I mean the amount of material coming in was such that they didn’t have room for everything. A lot of small schools in the States benefited from the overflow of the British Museum.
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