Salisbury Museum

Salisbury Museum

General Augustus Pitt-Rivers

by Adrian Green, Director, The Salisbury Museum

Distinguished soldier, compulsive collector, archaeologist, major landowner, and anthropologist… General Augustus Henry Lane Fox Pitt-Rivers (1827 – 1900) was a man of many talents and achievements. This talk is an introduction to this Victorian polymath and his connections with the Larmer Tree Gardens which he founded in 1880.