Victoria and Albert Museum

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William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain

22 March – 13 July 2014. Experience the world of William Kent, the most prominent architect and designer in early Georgian Britain and explore how his versatility and artistic inventiveness set the style for his age when Britain defined itself as a new nation and developed an Italian-inspired style.

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Medieval Jewellery: In Europe 1100-1500

Medieval Jewellery: In Europe 1100-1500

Jewellery hasalways been of central importance to all human societies, but medieval jewelleryis relatively less well-known. This book draws on the imp…

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Event - Antony Griffiths, 'Writing history in medals: Napoleon, Denon and posterity

Fri 06 June 2014 18:30

EVENING TALK: Antony Griffiths, former Keeper of Prints at the British Museum, will be giving a special lecture on the central role that medals played in Napoleon’s Empire.

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