V&A Podcast - Framing

A member of the John Jones fitting team working on a bespoke frame. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

A member of the John Jones fitting team working on a bespoke frame. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Season 1, episode 15

Housed in the V&A are thousands of frames of all shapes, sizes and types. The importance of a frame to present and protect an object should not be overlooked. In this episode, Robert Lambeth, head of technical services at the V&A, discusses the processes involved in making sure objects are looked after at the museum when on display. He is joined by Matt Jones of John Jones Framers; a London based family business with decades of expertise in framing to a high standard both from a conservation and aesthetic perspective.

 
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