Victoria & Albert Museum Ivanova Maria 722
<ul><li>V&A -is the national museum of art and design that was founded in 1852 with a view to make art accessible, educate...
<ul><li>V&A- is one of Europe’s great museums </li></ul><ul><li>It spreads across an area  of 10 km of galleries </li></ul...
<ul><li>In 2000 , a 11 metre high, blown glass chandelier by Dale Chihuly was installed as a focal point at the V&A's main...
The structure of V&A
The Hall of Medieval Treasury <ul><li>Limoges enamel Becket Casket , dating from 1180 is on the top of the collection </li...
<ul><li>It is covered with images depicting the death of  St Thomas Becket  at the hands of 4 knights loyal to  King Henry...
Some more treasures
The Nehru Gallery of Indian Art <ul><li>Features a fine display of textiles and paintings together with a variety of other...
<ul><li>One of museums most bewildering items is Tipu’s Tiger(1790) </li></ul>
The Dress Collection <ul><li>Traces the development of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing through the ages </li></ul><...
The Morris,Gamble and Poynter Rooms <ul><li>The hugely influential  William Morris , who designed furniture and textiles <...
<ul><li>They refreshed public rooms in the V&A museum </li></ul>
The Cast Rooms <ul><li>Contain some of the museum’s largest exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>The rooms are packed with statues, ...
The Silver Gallery <ul><li>Traces the history of silver from the  14 th  century  with examples of every size </li></ul><u...
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  1. 1. Victoria & Albert Museum Ivanova Maria 722
  2. 2. <ul><li>V&A -is the national museum of art and design that was founded in 1852 with a view to make art accessible, educate working people and inspire designers and manufacturers . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>V&A- is one of Europe’s great museums </li></ul><ul><li>It spreads across an area of 10 km of galleries </li></ul><ul><li>This is the place where exquisite exhibits from across the world and across the centuries are on display </li></ul><ul><li>The range of objects is staggering- sculpture, ceramics, glass, furniture, photography and so on </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>In 2000 , a 11 metre high, blown glass chandelier by Dale Chihuly was installed as a focal point at the V&A's main entrance. </li></ul>
  5. 5. The structure of V&A
  6. 6. The Hall of Medieval Treasury <ul><li>Limoges enamel Becket Casket , dating from 1180 is on the top of the collection </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>It is covered with images depicting the death of St Thomas Becket at the hands of 4 knights loyal to King Henry II , whom Becket had angered by refusing to let Church authority be comprised by the Crown </li></ul>
  8. 8. Some more treasures
  9. 9. The Nehru Gallery of Indian Art <ul><li>Features a fine display of textiles and paintings together with a variety of other interesting artefacts </li></ul><ul><li>White jade wine cup and thumb ring belonging to Shah Jehan (17 th century) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>One of museums most bewildering items is Tipu’s Tiger(1790) </li></ul>
  11. 11. The Dress Collection <ul><li>Traces the development of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing through the ages </li></ul><ul><li>It gives a chance to smirk at the fashions of your forebears. Admire the often sumptuous dresses of centuries past or marvel at historical oddities such as the 1.5 m wide mantua </li></ul>
  12. 12. The Morris,Gamble and Poynter Rooms <ul><li>The hugely influential William Morris , who designed furniture and textiles </li></ul><ul><li>James Gamble , who worked as part of the museum’s design team and produced glass and ceramics </li></ul><ul><li>Artist Edward Poynter </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>They refreshed public rooms in the V&A museum </li></ul>
  14. 14. The Cast Rooms <ul><li>Contain some of the museum’s largest exhibits </li></ul><ul><li>The rooms are packed with statues, windows, altars </li></ul><ul><li>Parts of Trajan Column are on display </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Silver Gallery <ul><li>Traces the history of silver from the 14 th century with examples of every size </li></ul><ul><li>Exhibits range from the dramatic18th century Macclesfield Wine Service testimony to the silver snuff boxes </li></ul>

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