The Medal Cabinet Appeal

Medal Cabinet Appeal Lecture

Antony Griffiths, former Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, joined us to give a special lecture on the central role that medals played in Napoleon’s Empire, and Christopher Wilk, Keeper of Furniture, Textiles and Fashion here at the V&A, explores the cabinet’s importance to the National Collection.

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Purchased with the support of the Art Fund, the Friends of the V&A, Stephen and Anne Curran, the American Friends of the V&A, the Gilbert Trust for the Arts, Dr. Susan Weber*, The Leche Trust, the Audrey Love Charitable Foundation*, the Gilbert Public Arts Foundation Trust*, The Furniture History Society, The Society of Dilettanti Charitable Trust, The Cahn Family Foundation*, Nicholas and Lady Goodison’s Charitable Settlement, and many other donors.

*These donations were made possible by the American Friends of the V&A

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Event - Antony Griffiths, 'Writing history in medals: Napoleon, Denon and posterity'

Fri 06 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Antony Griffiths, former Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, will be giving a special lecture on the central role that medals played in Napoleon’s Empire.

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