Room 101: Europe & America 1800-1900

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The Europe and America 1800-1900 Gallery includes furniture, ceramics, glass, paintings, posters, books, metalwork and sculpture from throughout the 19th century. The industrial age saw the flowering of international trade and many of the objects in the gallery were first shown at the great international exhibitions in the later part of the century. Highlights include a magnificent and massive Gothic Revival bookcase shown by Carl Leistler & Sons at the Great Exhibition in 1851 (later owned by Queen Victoria), Henri Fantin-Latour's painting, Nasturtiums, of 1880 and objects shown at the International Exhibition in Paris in 1900.

Room 101 is on Level 3 of the V&A South Kensington.

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Objects you can find in this gallery

Strawberry Thief Free iPad Game

Strawberry Thief by BAFTA award wining games designer Sophia George is a playful celebration of the work of Victorian designer William Morris. Uncover the famous Arts and Crafts design by drawing on your screen with your finger and watch your iPad transform from blank paper to an animated masterpiece.

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The Arts of Spain: Iberia and Latin America 1450-1700

The Arts of Spain: Iberia and Latin America 1450-1700

This beautifully illustrated book, published in collaboration with the Hispanic Society of America, opens up the great age of Spanish and Portugese sc…

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Event - Europe 1600 - 1800: The Making of the Galleries

Wed 15 April 2015 11:00

FOUR WEEK COURSE: Gain a unique insight into the creation of the V&A’s stunning new galleries of European art and design. The magnificently refurbished galleries tell the story of art and design from 1600 – 1800 and contain some of the most beautiful and elaborate works in the V&A’s collections.

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