Display On now until Sunday, 4 March 2018

Eclectic

Showcasing some of the best prints and posters acquired for the V&A through The Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund.

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  • On now until Sunday, 4 March 2018

  • Prints and Drawings, Room 90, The Julie and Robert Breckman Gallery

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This display includes 19th-century fashion plates, caricatures, playing cards, posters and packaging. Also featured are prints by international artists, alongside pieces by British artists such as Lucian Freud, Damien Hirst and Rachel Whiteread.

Display Highlights

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Light, poster issued by the Rural Electrification Administration, Lester Beall, 1937, US. Museum no. E265-2005. © Clifford Richards. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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Paris Fluctuat nec Mergitur, collage, Sara Fanelli, 2001, England. Museum no. E.347-2003. © Sarah Fanelli. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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Fashion plate from Margherita magazine, 1880, published in Milan. Museum no. E.151:27-2003. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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The Polyowl, gift box, designed by Clifford Richards, made by Polypops Products Ltd., about 1968, England. Museum nos. E.3677:1-3-2004. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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Dishrag Diagrammatic, print, Judith K. Brodsky, 1977, US. Museum no. E.135-2005. © Judith K. Brodsky. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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The Royall Oake of Brittayne, print, 1649, England. Museum no. E.217-2002. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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Wallpaper, about 1780 – 1800, England. Museum no. E.937-2000. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Purchased through the Julie and Robert Breckman Print Fund

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Eclectic: The Julie and Robert Breckman Collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum

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India: Contemporary Design: Fashion, Graphics, Interiors

India: Contemporary Design: Fashion, Graphics, Interiors

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Go to Work on an Egg, campaign poster (custom print)

Go to Work on an Egg, campaign poster (custom print)

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