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Jo Varney

Author: Jo Varney (Guest Blogger)
As part of my research project for a MA in History of Art with Photography at Birkbeck, University of London, I visited the V&A Archive to see the photographic guardbooks, 854 Imperial folio-size volumes that contain within their pages a unique visual record of objects that the V&A has both acquired and been lent between 1856 and 1995.In many respects the guardbooks embody the V&A...