A Grand Design

A Grand Design

The Art of the Victoria and Albert Museum

Book - 1997
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Baker & Taylor
Presents treasures from the Victoria and Albert Museum

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Published in conjunction with the major traveling exhibition shown at the Baltimore Museum of Art and other museums (October 1997-1999), the catalogue presents in splendid color and b&w over 250 of the V&A's finest treasures. Essays by a team of scholars examine the museum's origins, evolution, and influence its pivotal place in the historical context of the art museum, its educational mission, the impact of factors such as British imperial history and national patrimony, and the museum's interest in 20th-century art. Contains an illustrated chronology using rare archival material from the museum's collection. Oversize: 9.5x11.5. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams ; Baltimore : Baltimore Museum of Art, 1997
Description: 431 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm
ISBN: 9780810933996
Branch Call Number: 707.47526 Vic


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