This photo of the Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum in
Thus the origins, what about the collection? The V&A collection now spans 2000 years of art from almost every culture and in almost every medium. Right from the outset the museum set out to acquire the very best of art available in every medium from glass work to metal work. As the market was far less competitive, it was able to fulfill these aims admirably to present the world with the outstanding collection we have today. There is also a particular emphasis on the development of British art throughout the centuries.
The V&A is on the corned of Cromwell Road and Exhibition Road and forms a cluster of museums along with the Natural History Museum (with the Earth Galleries) and the Science Museum. Once you have indulged the delights within the V&A’s 154 galleries, and explored the artifacts from
The image here shows part of the front of the V&A with the main entrance on
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