House front, Sir Paul Pindar's House, England, about 1600. Museum no. 846-1980

The Simon Sainsbury Gallery

This new day-lit gallery examines the medieval and Renaissance past by bringing together large-scale objects, including the façade of Sir Paul Pindar's house from the city of London, with 19th-century plaster casts and photographs. The display highlights how fragments of the past remain in the towns, cities and rural landscapes of Europe.

Room 64b is on Level 1 of the V&A South Kensington.

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

The Museum of Savage Beauty interactive web feature explores the hidden stories and craftsmanship behind some of the most remarkable objects made by Alexander McQueen and his creative collaborators. Here the designer's iconic pieces are placed alongside historical objects from the V&A’s collections, which represent some of the many design traditions that inspired him.

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Inside the Renaissance House

Inside the Renaissance House

The Renaissance home was an outward symbol of a family's status, wealth and erudition, and much care went into its arrangement and furnishing, and the…

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Event - The Art of Indian Storytelling

Tue 11 August 2015–Sun 24 January 2016

DISPLAY: India has centuries’-old traditions of telling stories. The great myths and legends recalled in ancient epic poems like the Mahabharata and the Ramayana were also manifested in strong artistic traditions of visual narratives, passed down through generations.

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