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Victoria & Albert Museum

Victorian church art. Exhibition November 1971 – January 1972.

London, HMSO 1971.

Reference: 10132
Price: £18 [convert currency]

Full Description

Folio. 184pp, photo text ills throughout. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Jill Allibone’s copy.

Scholarly catalogue of the first large exhibition devoted entirely to Victorian church art. Among the exhibits are illuminated manuscripts by Pugin, chalices by William Butterfield, design drawings by William Burges, a prayer book by C.R. Ashbee and so on, with biographical, bibliographical and descriptive notes. The list of consultants includes Sir John Pope-Hennessy, Sir John Betjeman, T.S. Boase, Sir Nikolaus Pevsner and John Piper.