Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

The V&A's Archive of Art and Design holds the working papers of individual artists and designers, as well as the records of companies and associations involved in all aspects of applied art and design. The archives can be consulted by appointment at Blythe House, located near Olympia in West London.

The Medal Cabinet Appeal

We urgently need your help to raise £534,000 to save this rare and remarkable medal cabinet from export. We only have until July 2014 to acquire it and ensure its place in the national collections.

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Alec Cobbe: Designs for Historic Interiors (Paperback)||RF20F

Alec Cobbe: Designs for Historic Interiors (Paperback)||RF20F

Offer price £10 (RRP £12.99). For a limited time only.   Alec Cobbe (b.1945) established his reputation as a conservator …

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Event - The Vivien Leigh Archive

Wed 14 May 2014 19:00

As well as being a hugely talented actress, Vivien Leigh was also a meticulous record keeper.

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