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Author: Richard Mulholland (Paper Conservator)
David Bowie Is… finally closed its doors on Sunday 11 August. By the day of opening back in March, pre-booked tickets had reached over 67,000, and when the doors closed for the last time at South Kensington, a record 311,000 visitors had seen the exhibition.But David Bowie - always an artist to keep moving forward - will now be on tour for the next three years (in exhibition form at least...
Author: Anne Bancroft (Book and Paper Conservator)
'The Regulations for Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the Present Dynasty'. Beijing, 1772. © Victoria and Albert Museum, LondonAside from the titular precious stones, the upcoming Pearls exhibition will also feature a lavishly illustrated 18th century Chinese book. Known as ‘The Regulations for Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the Present Dynasty, the book is known to have been...