Introduction to the Factory

One of the real privileges of working at a place like the Victoria and Albert Museum is being able to see behind the scenes and come across fascinating things by chance.

We’ve been seeing such wonders over the last five years on the Factory project, so I and the rest of the team am delighted to be able to start sharing them with you more directly as we find them.

Paris Commune print

If your curiosity is piqued by any of the objects we blog about, do click on the images for more information – and watch this space for future posts on stereographs…

Stereoscopic image of a woman looking in a mirror

…fashion plates…

Mens fashion plate

…interesting places…

Photograph of inside Big Ben…and whatever else we come across in our travels!

Section of Chinese-influenced wallpaper