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The Museum and the Factory: The V&A, Elkington and the Electrical Revolution


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This book reveals a great untold story of enterprise and innovation based on the relationship between, the Victoria and Albert Museum and Elkington & Co.  Elkington played a crucial role in shaping and building the V&A's permanent collection from its foundation in 1852 (following the Great Exhibition) until the First World War. The V&A's collections in turn had a profound influence on Elkington's output. The great success of their relationship cemented both the museum's status as a leading cultural institution, and the E&Co 'makers-mark' as one of the world's first truly multinational designer brands.


Alistair Grant, Angus Patterson




22.86cm x 2.03cm x 27.31cm



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