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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A gift in your will

You may not have thought of including a gift to a museum in your will, but the V&A is a charity and legacies form an important source of funding for our work. It is not just the great collectors and the wealthy who leave legacies to the V&A. Legacies of all sizes, large and small, make a real difference to what we can do and your support can help ensure that future generations enjoy the V&A as much as you have.

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