Exhibition On now until Sunday, 2 April 2017

Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London

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Explore the life, work and lasting impact of John Lockwood Kipling (1837 – 1911), an artist, writer, museum director, teacher, conservationist and influential figure in the Arts and Crafts movement.

  • On now until Sunday, 2 April 2017
  • Daily: 10.00 – 17.30 Last entry 16.15 Friday: 10.00 – 21.30 Last entry 20.15
  • Porter Gallery
  • Free

Supported by the Friends of the V&A

Exhibition Highlights

Kiping painting entrance
Principal Entrance to the Mosque of Wazir Khan, by Mohammed Din, about 1880. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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John Lockwood Kipling with his son Rudyard Kipling, 1882. © National Trust/Charles Thomas

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Bracelet shown at the Great Exhibition, made in Rajasthan, India, about 1850. Museum no. 120-1852. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Durbar Hall at Osborne, designed by Bhai Ram Singh and Lockwood Kipling in 1890. © Bard Graduate Center, New York, photo by Bruce M. White

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The Great Exhibition: India no. 4, by Joseph Nash, about 1851. Royal Collection Trust. © Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2016

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Drawing of a wood carver, from a collection depicting craftsmen of the North-West Provinces of British India, Lockwood Kipling, 1870. Museum no. 0929:56/(IS). © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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Wedding chest, about 1888. © CSG CIC Glasgow Museums Collection

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Rudyard Kipling’s bookplate ‘Ex Libris', Lockwood Kipling, 1909. © National Trust Images/John Hammond

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Terracotta tobacco jar and cover in the form of a bear, Lockwood Kipling, 1896. © National Trust/Charles Thomas

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View of Lahore with Maharaja Ranjit Singh, about 1870. Museum no. IM.2:87-1917. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

Features

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The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book - Rudyard Kipling's 1894 collection of short stories, first published in magazines between 1893 and 1894.

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John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London (Hardcover)

John Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London (Hardcover)

This is the first book to explore the full spectrum of artistic, pedagogical, and archival achievements of this fascinating man of letters, demonstrating the sincerity of his work as an artist, teacher, administrator, and activist.

£40.00 Buy
Gold embroiderers (custom print)

Gold embroiderers (custom print)

Gold embroiderers, from a series of drawings of craftspeople of northwest India, by John Lockwood Kipling (1837-1911).

£80.00 Buy
Lockwood Kipling: Arts and Crafts in the Punjab and London
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