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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 Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

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Design a Wig

In the late 18th century, women's hair styles went crazy! Create and share your own hair-raising design.

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Event - Touch Tour: Europe 1600-1815 Galleries

Tue 15 March 2016 11:00–12:00

TOUCH TOUR: Europe 1600-1815: Spectacular examples of textiles and fashion, painting and sculpture, ceramics and glass, furniture and metalwork, prints and books are represented in stunning new galleries.

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