Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

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10.00 to 22.00 Fridays

Joanna Weddell

Author: Joanna Weddell (Guest Blogger)
George Orwell might have Room 101 but the V&A has Box 101 – to be precise Circ Box 101. Circ is short for ‘Circulation’ – the department that sent travelling exhibitions around the UK between 1847 and 1977. To give an idea of scale, in 1956 Circulation loaned to 300 art schools who borrowed 1,200 framed and 6,000 unframed sets. The prints in Circ Box 101 toured to...