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mat8iou commented on the word elginism
An interesting term - with a fairly clear definition & etymology. I wonder what word would describe the action if Lord Elgin hadn't done what he did? Others did similar, but in all other cases the artefacts are renowned more than the accquirer.
March 14, 2010
bilby commented on the word elginism
Certainly a concept that needed defining, though.
September 11, 2008
vanishedone commented on the word elginism
Defined by a not altogether disinterested source as 'an act of cultural vandalism'.
March 4, 2008