Lieutenant General Augustus Lane Fox Pitt Rivers was one of the leading anthropologists and archaeologists of the Victorian age. He is regarded as having been a generation ahead of his time and is often described as the 'father of scientific archaeology'. In 1975 Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum was gifted his Wessex collections by HM Treasury.
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Salisbury & South Wiltshire Museum
The King's House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, SP1 2EN
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on loan from Mr Anthony Pitt Rivers, since 1983 (P)