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Dish, unknown maker, 9th century - 10th century. Museum no. C.128-1936. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

Glass

The V&A's glass collection, largely housed in Room 131, is the most comprehensive in Europe. The collection has expanded considerably since the opening of the main Glass Gallery in 1994, with major additions of British, continental, antipodean and, especially, American glass art.

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Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

Looking at Glass: A Guide to Terms

An essential guide to glass and its production. This compact handbook offers definitions and descriptions of a wide range of glass terminology such as…

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Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty

14 March – 2 August 2015. Celebrating the extraordinary creative talent of one of the most innovative designers of recent times, Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty is the first and largest retrospective of McQueen's work to be presented in Europe.

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Event - From Cullet to Shard: Glass in Architecture

Mon 02 November 2015 19:00–20:45

The remarkable versatility of glass as an architectural material is the focus of this talk, exploring how it has transformed the design, decoration and appearance of buildings since the first glazing of windows in Roman times.

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