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Corporate Author Victoria and Albert Museum.

Title A grand design : the art of the Victoria and Albert Museum / Malcolm Baker and Brenda Richardson, general editors ; with research and essays by Anthony Burton ... [et al.].

Imprint New York : Harry N. Abrams ; Baltimore : Baltimore Museum of Art, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Storage Reference    708.2 VIC    Available
Description 431 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Note Catalog of a traveling exhibition shown at the Baltimore Museum of Art, and other museums Oct. 1997-Jan. 2000.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-411) and index.
Contents Museums, collections, and their histories / Malcolm Baker -- The idealist enterprise and the applied arts / Michael Conforti -- The Victoria and Albert Museum : an illustrated chronology / Richard Dunn and Anthony Burton -- Industrial arts and the exhibition ideal / Peter Trippi -- Teaching by example : education and the formation of South Kensington's museums / Rafael Cardoso Denis -- An encyclopedia of treasures : the idea of the great collection / Timothy Stevens and Peter Trippi -- The empire of things : the engagement with the Orient / Partha Mitter and Craig Clunas -- National consciousness, national heritage, and the idea of "englishness" / Charles Saumarez Smith -- Collecting the twentieth century / Christopher Wilk.
Subject Victoria and Albert Museum -- Exhibitions.
Victoria and Albert Museum.
Art -- Exhibitions.
Art -- England -- London -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895
Richardson, Brenda.
Burton, Anthony, 1942-
Baltimore Museum of Art.
ISBN 0810933993 : $60.00
0912298707 (pbk.)

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