Friday, January 15, 2010

Treasures in the V&A - 10 January 2010

Medieval & Renaissance galleryMedieval & Renaissance gallery
Dish about 1565, made from life-casts of real creaturesThe Great Bed of Ware made 1590, used in various inns in Ware
'Tippoo's Tiger' - wooden automaton of European being eaten by tiger, 1790Windows from Church of Saint-Herbland, Rouen 1520
Porcelain McDonalds 2007Billy Goat 1732, Meissen

1 comment:

Alex said...

Thanks for posting these - when I visited the UK in 2003 I went to the V&A but we were evacuated for a bomb scare so I didn't have much time there - and I think I could spend days!