Victoria and Albert Museum

The world’s greatest museum of art and design

Lady Clementina Hawarden (1 June 1822-19 January 1865) was a noted portrait photographer of the 1860s. Hawarden first began to experiment with photography in 1857, taking stereoscopic landscape photographs before moving to large-format, stand-alone portraits of her daughters.

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Lucile Ltd: London

Lucile Ltd: London

 Mrs Lucy Wallace, Lady Duff Gordon as she became, transformed her business from a modest home-based dressmakers into the leading international fashio…

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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 - Art Theft: Sandy Nairne & Charles Hill

Fri 10 July 2015 18:30–19:30

EVENING EVENT: Sandy Nairne, ex-Director of the National Portrait Gallery, talks to the well-known art detective Charles Hill about the search for some of the world’s most famous works of art.

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