Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Opening times

10.00 to 17.45 daily
10.00 to 22.00 Fridays


In my last post I put up some images of postcards I made while travelling in India and sent back to the V&A. Here are some more, and some thoughts about that activity. Postcards offer idealised pictures. They have usually been manipulated so that colours are brighter, the light more dramatic, than in reality. They tell the stories which their manufacturers want us to receive. The post cards...