Collecting Abroad for the V&A 1851-1914 at Victoria and Albert Museum

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This display uses rarely-seen personal accounts and official records to tell the stories of five intrepid agents whose mission was to find and buy the best of world art and design for the V&A: Henry Cole and Richard Redgrave (Italy), Robert Murdoch Smith (Iran), Caspar Purdon Clarke (Turkey), and Charles Wylde (China).

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02 Oct 2012 - 26 May 2013 Mon - Thu, Sat, Sun 10:00 AM - 5:45 PM; Fri 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day

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