Friday, March 1, 2013

Victoria and Albert Museum @ London

Victoria and Albert Museum is the world's greatest museum of art and design. The museum was named after Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. The holdings of ceramics, glass, textiles, costumes, silver, ironwork, jewellery, furniture, medieval objects, sculpture, prints and printmaking, drawings and photographs are among the largest and most comprehensive in the world. The breathtaking Jewellery gallery and the stunning British Galleries, illustrating the history of Britain through the nation’s art and design are some of the main attraction here.

Great sculpture collections.

The museum ceiling.

Ardabil Carpet, famous Iranian carpet.

Miscellaneous sculptures in the museum.

Huge collections of gold rings, necklaces and bracelet.

Some of the painting collections.

Tapestry is an ancient technique of weaving. The pattern is woven in blocks of coloured weft thread which are then beaten down very tightly on the warp threads, producing a picture or pattern.

Religious sculpture about Jesus.

Coordinate/GPS: 51.49624,-0.172069
Address: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 2RL, United Kingdom
Admission fee: Free
Opening times: 10.00-17.45 daily, Friday 10.00-22.00
London tube: South Kensington station.


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