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The Making of the British Galleries at the V&A

A Study in Museology

by Christopher Wilk

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Victoria & Albert Museum .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Design - Decorative,
  • Museum Administration and Museology,
  • Reference,
  • Art / General,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Art

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNick Humphrey (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11321535M
    ISBN 100810966247
    ISBN 109780810966246

    The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of applied and decorative arts and design, as well as sculpture, housing a permanent collection of over million objects. It was founded in and named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.. The V&A is located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, in an area known as. Begun in , this series aimed to give British and overseas readers a comprehensive picture of the UK. The typical volume has 48 pages of text with black and white illustrations and eight or more colour plates. of the projected volumes were published, covering British achievements in literature, arts and crafts, exploration, science, and just about every aspect of life in town and.

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