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Study Room resource: Botanical illustration

Prints and drawings, including fashion illustrations, architectural drawings, design drawings, watercolours, posters and much more, not on display in the galleries, can be seen in the Prints, Drawings and RIBA Architecture Study Rooms. To make it easier for teachers and lecturers to access the most popular material with groups, we have developed themed resources which contain original prints and drawings.

These Study Room resources provide a little information about the art of botanical drawing from the 15th century to the present day. A more comprehensive companion is a book entitled Picturing Plants, written by V&A Curator Gill Saunders and available in the Museum Shop.

Basil Besler, page from the book ‘Hortus Eystettensis’
Joseph Constantine Stadler after Peter Charles Henderson, Carrion Plant

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Yayoi Kusama (Hardback)

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland illustrated by Yayoi Kusama (Hardback)

Since childhood, Kusama has been afflicted with a condition that makes her see spots, which means she sees the world in a surreal, almost hallucinogen…

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International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

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Event - Create! Fashion Illustration (13-15 Years) Aug 2015

Thu 13 August 2015 11:00–16:00

YOUNG PEOPLE'S WORKSHOP: Get top industry tips as well as an insight into the fashion illustration world with Stuart McKenzie.

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