Room 38a: Photography

Photography gallery, room 38a

This room contains displays drawn from the national collection of the art of photography at the V&A. The Museum's photography collection is one of the largest and most important in the world. It is international in scope and ranges from the beginnings of photography to the present. The main part of the room shows highlights from the history of photography. The section at the far end is devoted to a programme of temporary displays. There are computers available with a programme showing a selection of images drawn from the V&A collection. Information about the photography collection and photographic processes and techniques can be found in books attached to the benches.

Room 38a is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington

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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 - Richard Learoyd: Dark Mirror

Sat 24 October 2015–Sun 14 February 2016

DISPLAY: Richard Learoyd’s unique and large-scale portrait and still-life photographs captivate viewers with their quiet power and mesmerising detail, which is achieved through an innovative process.

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