The Secret Museum
Publish date: February 28th 2013
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
A beautiful hard-cover book that was ultimately a little bit disappointing. The author visits a number of museums, primarily in the UK, US and Brazil to view objects that are rarely or never publicly exhibited for various reasons. She openly admits in the introduction that she's chosen her favour...
The best bit of this book is the story about Queen Elizabeth II and the Vasa. I'm not going to ruin it for you. This book is about things that aren't displayed in museums. The reasons for not being display vary, and I am sure that like me, you will quibble about which museums she visits. Still, ...