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Bust of Samuel von Brukenthal

Posted by Jackie on December 18, 2008

This is a bust of the man himself, whose collection forms the basis of the museum.

30 May 2007

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2 Responses to “Bust of Samuel von Brukenthal”

  1. Lunarossa said

    I gather Brukenthal donated all his collections to the museum. He must have been extremely wealthy. All the best. A.

  2. Jackie said

    Yes, he was the governor of Transylvania at the time, one of the Habsburgs. He was also very into homeopathy and funded the guy (whose name I forget right now) who was basically the founder of homeopathy.

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