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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The Wolsey Angels Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise the £5,000,000 it will cost for the V&A to acquire four Renaissance angels cast for the tomb of Cardinal Wolsey and later in the possession of Henry VIII.

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Pencil Touch Screen Stylus

Pencil Touch Screen Stylus

This retro look stylus works perfectly with iPhone, iPad and other touch capable technology.…

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Event - Touch Tour: Animals in the V&A

Thu 19 February 2015 11:00–12:00

TOUCH TOUR: Join Elizabeth Hamilton on this touch tour and discover animals in the V&A.

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