The Shakespeare of English Furniture: Designs by Thomas Chippendale
Leighton Corridor Gallery 102 and National Art Library Landing
28th August 2018 – 17th February 2019
In celebration of the 300thanniversary of Thomas Chippendale’s birth, the V&A are showing two related displays drawn from the Museum’s rich collection of his furniture designs. The first includes drawings for the 3rdedition of The Director’and a second will present a series of publications associated with Chippendale and his contemporaries. This display will be complemented by clips from a recently discovered silent film made in the 1920’s when his work was undergoing a renaissance of interest.
Daily: 10.00 – 17.45
Friday: 10.00 – 22.00
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Reduced gallery openings on Fridays after 17.30.
Closed 24, 25 & 26 December.
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