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Trade in Asia 1500-1800

Trade with Asia 1500-1800

In 1498 the Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama landed on the west coast of India. His arrival established the first direct contact between western Europe and maritime Asia, ushering in a period of commercial, cultural and technological exchange. This signalled not only the beginnings of a global market but also a profound change in taste and lifestyle that still influences our lives today. In 2004, the V&A hosted the exhibition 'Encounters: The Meeting of Asia and Europe 1500-1800'

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Design and the Decorative Arts: Tudor and Stuart Britain 1500-1714

Design and the Decorative Arts: Tudor and Stuart Britain 1500-1714

The V&A's bestselling Design and the Decorative Arts, Britain 1500-1900 is now also available in three separate paperback volumes. This volume tells t…

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Event - International Design Opportunities Seminar: UK Trade & Investment

Thu 24 September 2015 14:30–15:30

SPECIAL EVENT: UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) International Design Opportunities seminar on global projects with presentations on Milan Expo, Dubai Design District and case study from company that has benefited from UK Government support. UKTI staff from its global network will be at the event.

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