This was one of the most incredible museums, like where other places have a Japan section or a Arctic section, this just put similar objects together in cases so that you could see how humanity had so much in common: magical amulets, armor, weaving looms, dolls, kites, board games, recycling, objects inspired by animal shapes. It was amazing, this taxonomy, all of the patterns and similarities. Could have spent hours looking in each every cabinet of curiosities.
1895 snakes and ladders game from India
Spinning and winding
All of the little handwritten notations and classifications
Me to James: You know how the weekend paper has that celeb questionnaire asking what building people would most like to be locked in overnight? I think this is where I would want to be, because I'd look at every little detail and explore.