Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Among the Theatre and Performance collections there are over 3,500 stage costumes and accessories - ranging from complete outfits to individual headdresses. All are a tribute to the creativity and skills of designers and costume makers from the mid 18th century to today, in every kind of live performance - drama, opera, dance, musicals, pantomime, rock and pop, music hall, cabaret, circus.

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Hollywood Costume (Paperback)

Hollywood Costume (Paperback)

This landmark book celebrates, for the very first time, the costume designer’s contribution to the telling of the cinematic story in 100 years o…

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Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Event - Museum of London: Costume Store - Tour 1

Tue 09 June 2015 11:30–12:30

Senior Curator of Fashion Beatrice Behlen will show highlights of the collection and demonstrate how they are springboards into the fascinating stories of people who lived and worked in the capital.

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