Victoria&Albert Museum in Britain

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Victoria&Albert Museum in Britain

  1. 4. Established – 1852 Location - Cromwell Gardens, South Kensington, London Collection size - 4.6mln Director - Mark Jones Public transit access -South Kensington Website - www.vam.ac.uk
  2. 5. <ul><li>Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha </li></ul><ul><li>(Francis Albert Augustus Charles Emmanuel ( 26 August 1819 – 14 December 1861) </li></ul><ul><li>The Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland </li></ul><ul><li>(Alexandrina Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>(24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) </li></ul>
  3. 6. Galleries <ul><li>Architecture (annex of the RIBA) </li></ul><ul><li>Asia </li></ul><ul><li>British Galleries (cross department display) </li></ul><ul><li>Ceramics </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood (annex of the V&A) </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary (cross department function) </li></ul><ul><li>Fashion & Jewellery </li></ul><ul><li>Furniture </li></ul><ul><li>Glass </li></ul><ul><li>Metalwork </li></ul><ul><li>Paintings & Drawings </li></ul><ul><li>Periods and styles (cross department function) </li></ul><ul><li>Photography </li></ul><ul><li>Prints & Books </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture </li></ul><ul><li>Textiles </li></ul><ul><li>Theatre (includes V&A Theatre Collections Reading Room, an annex of the former Theatre Museum) </li></ul>
  4. 7. Room 81 - The Ionides Bequest – 82 paintings donated
  5. 8. Botticelli - Portrait of a Lady known as Smeralda Bandinelli
  6. 9. Metalwork gallery, 1st floor
  7. 10. Medieval and Renaissance Galleries
  8. 11. Medieval and Renaissance Galleries
  9. 12. Room 24 — Sculpture 1600–1870
  10. 13. Pietro Torrigiani's coloured terracotta bust of Henry VII, dated 1509–11
  11. 14. Canova's The Three Graces, which the museum jointly owns with National Galleries of Scotland.
  12. 15. A masterpiece of Islamic art is a 10th-century Rock crystal ewer
  13. 16. English Tea Set 18th century
  14. 17. Spanish gold and emerald pendant V&A Museum no. M.138-1975
  15. 18. The Burghley Nef, a salt-cellar, French, dated 1527-28
  16. 19. Thank you for attention

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