Lord Elgin

by John George Bourinot

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This book analyses the rich and remarkable collection of archaeological drawings, now housed in The British Museum, drawn in Greece by a team of architects and artists in the service of Lord Elgin during his ambassadorial expedition to the Levant ().Cited by: 5.

Lord Elgin's goal was to inject Britain with what was left of the culture of the ancient Greeks and raise the standards of his society. Clearly his purpose was a noble one and he would have been unhappy had he known that he would be regarded in the future as the perpetrator of one of the biggest heists in history.

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Earl of Elgin / ˈ ɛ l ɡ ɪ n / is a title in the Peerage of Scotland, created in for Thomas Bruce, 3rd Lord was later created Baron Bruce, of Whorlton in the County of York, in the Peerage of England on 30 July The Earl of Elgin is the hereditary Clan Chief of Clan holder: Thomas Bruce, 3rd Lord Kinloss.

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Thomas Bruce, 7th Earl of Elgin and 11th Earl of Kincardine (/ ˈ ɛ l ɡ ɪ n /; 20 July – 14 November ) was a Scottish nobleman, soldier, politician and diplomat, known primarily for the controversial removal of marble sculptures (also known as the Elgin Marbles) from the Parthenon in Athens.

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Keats, Roger Casement, Thomas Hardy and other writers deplored Lord Elgin's carting off the treasures to England. The House of Commons has discussed the morality, or. Based on a detailed study of both original records and recent discoveries, Lord Elgin and the Marbles is the authoritative historical account of the extraordinary circumstances in which the Elgin Marbles were acquired, of the tremendous impact which they made on modern appreciation of Greekart, and of the bitter reaction of Napoleon, Byron, and many others to their appropriation.

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Thomas Bruce, 7th earl of Elgin, British diplomatist and art collector, famous for his acquisition of the Greek sculptures now known as the “Elgin Marbles” (q.v.). Third son of Charles Bruce, the 5th earl (–71), he succeeded his brother William Robert, the 6th earl, in at the age of five.

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The Case Components Book is extremely scarce to find in paper print. A British ambassador to the Ottoman Empire, Lord Elgin, was fascinated with the concept of classical Greek history and took particular interest in the Parthenon’s marble statues while visiting the Acropolis.

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Controversy. During the first decade of the 19th century the agents of Lord Thomas Elgin (British Ambassador to Constantinople ) removed whole boatloads of.

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