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Day: June 25, 2021

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June 25, 2021

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

It is easy to assume that the way things are now is the way that they have always been. For example, visiting a museum is commonplace now, however, museums have not always been around. In fact, “curiosity closets” predate museums and offer a glimpse into human history and curiosity, wealth and prestige, and naturalists and hobbyists.

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