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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, 1997.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Oversize Stacks  708.21 V666    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  707 G751    ---  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 -- Idealist enterprise and the applied arts / Michael Conforti -- 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 -- Encyclopedia of treasures : the idea of the great collection / Timothy Stevens and Peter Trippi -- 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 Baker, Malcolm.
Richardson, Brenda.
Burton, Anthony.
Baltimore Museum of Art.
ISBN 0912298707 (pbk.)

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