Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Charles John Huffam Dickens was the most popular British novelist of the Victorian era, responsible for some of English literature's most iconic characters. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

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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Map of Essex by Charles Smith - 1804

Map of Essex by Charles Smith - 1804

Folded cloth map with slip case. From a series of County Maps by Charles Smith as part of Smith's New English Atlas, published 1804. These maps were …

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Event - Iconic Houses 1850-2000

Wed 14 January 2015–Wed 25 February 2015

10 WEEK COURSE: Explore 20 of the most innovative houses of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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