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).
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2RL
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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South KensingtonLondonSW7 2RL
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