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Sir John Soane’s Museum in London is one of the great architectural pilgrimage destinations of the Western world. The Regency architect left his townhouse to the British nation upon his death in 1837, and ever since, visitors have marveled at Soane’s densely layered interiors: Seemingly every available surface is occupied by sculptures, architectural fragments, or paintings. This summer, in Wonders of the Ancient World, the museum highlights one of the lesser-known subsets of the collection: 20 plaster models by French craftsman François Fouquet, which Soane bought for £100 from architect Edward Cresy. Each depicts a different landmark of classical antiquity, such as the Parthenon and the Pantheon. Through Sept. 24. • soane.org