Audio Descriptions: Furniture Gallery Overview and Touch Objects

These audio descriptions are available for blind and partially sighted visitors to listen to online or download in advance of visiting the Furniture Gallery.

Further audio descriptions of the displays and interviews with curators and makers are available on the Furniture Designers page

Furniture Gallery overview

Themes of the Furniture Gallery

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Layout of the Furniture Gallery

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Touch objects

Carving display touch object: carved panel

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Carving display touch objects: drawer front, framing piece and bedpost

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Turning display touch object: turned spindle

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Casting and Moulding display touch objects: moulds of ornamentation for furniture with casts

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Event - Touch Tour: This time in History: What Escapes

Mon 13 October 2014 14:00

TOUCH TOUR: As a contribution to the V&A’s centenary reflections on 1914, the distinguished artist Rose Frain is invited to curate a small installation of objects from V&A collections alongside her new original artworks, and an artist’s bookwork created for the occasion.

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