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A selection of pamphlets, handbooks and trade catalogues dating from 1839-ca1907 bound into volumes by the Royal Photographic Society as part of their Library and now in the collection of the National Art Library at the V&A Museum, London.  The V&A wishes to acknowledge the support given by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, which facilitated the cataloguing, conservation, and digitisation of the Royal Photographic...
Topic: Royal Photographic Society
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by Army & Navy Co-operative Society
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Army & Navy Co-operative Society
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Smith, Robert Murdoch, 1835-1900
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; 2nd ed. enlarged ; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks ; With map and woodcuts 
Topics: Persian art, Islamic art
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England, Photocopies, India, Treatises, Cotton Industry, Cotton...
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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by Army & Navy Co-operative Society
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue Army & Navy Co-Operative Society
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Birdwood, George C.M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks Vol. I. Part I, The Hindu pantheon. -- Part II. The master handicrafts of India [4 chapters].
Topics: Decorative arts, Industrial arts, India, Hindu mythology, Hindu iconography
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Fountains, Vases, Andrew Handyside
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Topic: Trade catalogues
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by National Art Library (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Accession lists, Library catalogues
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by Library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, Museum
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, England, United Kingdom, Catalogues, Indexes
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, 1851, Histories Netherlands
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Wallpaper, Interior decoration
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England, Prizewinners, Library bindings, Ownership Inscriptions,...
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by Franks, Augustus Wollaston, Sir, 1826-1897; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Large paper ed. Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Japanese pottery, Japanese ceramics
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by Allied Artists Association (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ;  Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, July 1908.
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Royal Albert Hall, Salons
1862 edition of  the Patent Dry Collodion Plate Co.'s book of instructions for the use of Dr. Norris's regular & rapid dry collodion plates : testimonials and price list of the same. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks, Trade catalogues
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by Walter MacFarlane & Co.
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff.
Topics: Trade catalogues, Ironwork
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topic: Trade catalogues
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topic: Ironwork
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by Lane-Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks; Cover title: Saracenic art
Topics: Art, Egypt, Islamic art, Saracens
2nd edition [1874?] of Printing at home : with full instructions for amateurs, containing illustrations of the necessary materials, with explanatory key, specimens of type, etc. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topic: Printing
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
Digitised pamphlet from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff London : Printed by George E. Eyre and William Spottiswoode for H.M.S.O., 1854. At head of title: Department of Science and Art . "With explanatory and critical remarks and appendices". "May 1853". Prospectus, Board of Trade Department of Science and Art -- Introduction. -- A catalogue of the objects in the Museum -- Observations on some of the...
Topics: Art eduction, Museum of Ornamental Art, museology
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Mosaic, Ornament
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. Series: Index to the Henry Cole diaries, 1822-1882 Volume 5
Topics: Cole, Henry, Sir, 1808-1882, South Kensington Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art...
From: International Health Exhibition, London, 1884. Section II. Education, a catalogue of manufactures, decorations and designs. Includes an index of student exhibitors (p.81) and a list of the students who passed through the National Art Training Class, established in 1853 at Marlborough House and continued in South Kensington in 1857. Digitised book from the collections of The National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Report, Art Education, Design Education, Industrial Arts, National Art Training Class, Marlborough...
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by Birdwood, George C.M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks Vol. II. The master handicrafts of India [continued]
Topics: Decorative arts, Industrial arts, India, Hindu mythology, Hindu iconography
Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topics: Trade catalogues, Price lists, Christmas gifts, New Year gifts, Birthday gifts, Wedding gifts,...
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by Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; New ed.Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Industrial arts:India, Decorative arts, Hindu mythology, Hindu iconography, Indian art, India
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Topics: Trade catalogues, Furniture, Furniture catalogues
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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by Allied Artists' Association (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, July 1910.
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Royal Albert Hall, Salons
[1888] edition of First report of the Thunderstorm Committee : on the photographs of lightning flashes received by the Royal Meteorological Society.  By Ralph Abercomby. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Lightning
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Architectural decoration, Ornament, Papier mache, Ceilings
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; At head of title: Department of Science and Art ; 'Arranged under the following groups:- False principles of decoration. 1. Furniture. 2. Glass. 3. Metal Work. 4. Pottery. 5. Various. 6. Woven fabrics' - t.p.
Topics: Ornamental art, South Kensington Museum, Museums and galleries, Museums
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by Allied Artists' Association (Great Britain)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Royal Albert Hall, London, July 1909.  
Topics: Exhibition catalogues, Royal Albert Hall, Salons
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Digitised book from the collections of the Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
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by The carriage builders' and harness makers' art journal
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Digitised peridoical from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Carriages, England, Periodicals, Carts, Carriages and Carts, Harness, Horse-Trappings
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Architecture materials, Papier-mache, Architectural decoration and ornament
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by Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; New edition; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: India, Industrial arts, Decorative arts, Hindu iconography, Enamels, Enamelling, Ceramics
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Printed and published for the executive council of the International health exhibition, London, 1884; and for the Council of the Society of arts. Appendix F includes list of students (past) of the Training Class at South Kensington.  Appendix G includes a list of National Scholars. Digitised book from the collections of The National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Report, Art Education, Design Education, Industrial Arts, National Art Training Class, Marlborough...
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber and Fleming Ltd.
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
Topic: Trade catalogues
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by Hercules Ellis
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: 1851, Great Exhibition, London, England, Exhibitors, Poetry, Ireland, Edition bindings, engraved...
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Violins, Italy, Violinists, Palazzo ducale (Genova, Italy), Paganini, Nicolo, 1782-1840
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by Fortnum, C. D. E. (Charles Drury Edward), 1820-1899; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Large paper ed. with additional illustrations; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Maiolica, Ceramics, Italy
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by Lane-Poole, Stanley, 1854-1931; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks Cover title: Saracenic art
Topics: Art, Islamic art, Egypt, Islamic Empire, Egyptian rulers
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Furniture, Upholstery, Interior decoration, Metalwork
[ca. 1890-1899] edition of Catalogue of photographic appliances manufactured by W. Tylar. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1855 edition of The calotype process : a hand book to photography on paper, by Thomas Sutton National art Library copy shows damage, possibly from photographic chemicals. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1876 of A compendium of photography, by Frederick J. Cox. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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by Raumkunst
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Raumkunst, Vereinigte Werkstätten für Kunstgewerbe Catalogs, German Furniture Catalogues,...
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by Birdwood, George C. M. (George Christopher Molesworth), Sir, 1832-1917; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: India, Industrial arts, Decorative arts, Hindu inconography, Hindu mythology
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Pavements, Mosaic, Ornament
1890 edition of A casket of photographic gems : a collection of 500 dodges, receipts, entertaining experiments, &c., in connection with the art of photography and its branches, by W. Ingles Rogers. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff.  Missing pages 31,48,54-55
Topics: Lithograph, statues, ornaments, decoration, parks and gardens, Gossin Frères, religious objects
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, 1851, London, England, Guidebooks
1852 edition of A manual of the collodion photographic process, by Frederick Scott Archer Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1856 edition of the Catalogue of binocular pictures of the London Stereoscopic Company. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Trade catalogues
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by Pollen, John Hungerford, 1820-1902
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff ; Large paper ed. (1 of 50 copies) with 15 chromolithographs ; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Goldwork, Silverwork, Goldsmiths' work, Siversmiths' work
1852 edition of A manual of the collodion photographic process, by Frederick Scott Archer Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
4th edition (1859) of Practical photography on glass and paper : a manual, containing simple directions for the production of portraits, views, etc. [...], by Charles A. Long Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: South Kensington Museum, Museums, Display cases, Exhibition design
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Schwanthaler, Ludwig Michael von, 1802-1848, Great Exhibition, London, England, Exhibitors, Wood...
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. Series: Review of Principal Acquisitions 1912-1939
Topics: South Kensington Museum, V&A, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art Library', Museum...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff.
Topics: South Kensington Museum, Victoria and Albert Museum, National Art Library, Museum Records, Museum...
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by Smith, Robert Murdoch, 1835-1900; South Kensington Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, uploaded by library staff; Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks Bound in at end: South Kensington Museum handbook advertiser, November
Topics: Art, Iran, Persian art
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: South Kensington Museum Catalogs, South Kensington Museum, Sculpture England London Catalogs,...
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Metalwork, Architectural decoration, Ornament
3rd edition [1876] of The Sciopticon manual : containing full directions for using this new drawing-room lantern, together with a variety of experiments that can be performed with the same.  Printed for Walter Woodbury. Includes photograph of the Sciopticon lantern projector pasted to front cover. Digitisation funded by V&A Americas Foundation through the generosity of The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation. This National Art Library copy is in a bound volume of works acquired from the...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks, Projectors