Between Two Worlds: Vanley Burke and Francis Williams
Two portraits created three centuries apart
We explored the portraits of two Jamaican gentlemen scholars. Burke's photography and archives, alongside historical artefacts and scientific images shedding new light on the Williams painting, invited reflections on quests for identity.
This display is now closed at V&A South Kensington
Francis Williams – a portrait of a writer
Explore the portrait of scholar and writer Francis Williams
West Indies Calling: Poetry from the radio feature 'Caribbean Voices'
Hear poems broadcast between 1943 and 1958 as part of the BBC's Caribbean Voices programme.
The puzzle of portraits: Francis Williams and Vanley Burke
Explore two important portraits separated by three centuries
A season of events and displays marking the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the HMT Empire Windrush.