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An important aspect of the refurbishment of the Raphael Gallery in the 1990s was the opportunity it provided for close examination of the cartoons. The following explains some of the techniques used in the examination of the cartoons. It also highlights some of the precautions taken to ensure the safety and conservation of the cartoons.

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Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

Raphael: Cartoons and Tapestries for the Sistine Chapel

In September 2010, the V&A will show four of the ten tapestries Raphael designed for the Sistine Chapel in Vatican City. These remarkable works are co…

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V&A Innovative Leadership 2015-16

The V&A Innovative Leadership Programme is aimed at managers working in the arts & creative industries looking to develop new skills, insight and opportunity. Applications are now open for the next course.

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Event - Red House - Tour 2

Tue 08 March 2016 14:00–15:30

Red House is an ongoing conservation project. The house team will talk you through the work they are doing to uncover the collaborative decorative schemes created by the Pre-Raphaelite circle in the house that Philip Webb designed for his best friend William Morris “to be jolly in”.

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