Room 64b: Living with the Past

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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Objects you can find in this gallery:

The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014

5 April - 27 July 2014. The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian Fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.

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Scented Candle - Drawing Room

Scented Candle - Drawing Room

A scented candle which captures the essence of the Irish drawing room, with a mix of summer roses, damask rose and jasmine. Each hand made candle is c…

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Event - Shakespeare: Greatest Living Playwright

Sat 08 February 2014–Sun 28 September 2014

DISPLAY: Celebrating the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, this immersive installation will examine the enduring influence and popularity of the world’s most famous playwright.

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