The lives of the objects : collecting design / edited by Tristram Hunt.
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London : V&A Publishing, 2020.
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Shirlington - Adult Nonfiction  1 available
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Book
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272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Language
English
ISBN
1851779728, 9781851779727

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"First published by V&A Publishing, 2020" -- title page verso.
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Design by BLOK.
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Copy-editor: Faye Robson.
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Proofreader: Linda Schofield.
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Origination: Altaimage, London.
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Index: Hilary Bird.
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Includes bibliographical notes (pages 254-266) and index.
Description
"Here, ten world-renowned curators from the Victoria and Albert Museum in London tell the story of ten of the most famous and curious objects acquired by the museum over its history. Among these are "Tipu's Tiger," an almost life-size wooden mechanical toy of a tiger mauling a European soldier; the "Great Bed of Ware," a 10 1/2-foot-wide Elizabethan bed; and a "Shakespeare First Folio," one of the few survivors of an estimated 750 that were originally printed. Learn too about collection building and how careful curation and fortuitous optimism drive and change museum priorities over time."-- Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Hunt, T., Bird, H., Schofield, L., & Robson, F. (2020). The lives of the objects: collecting design / edited by Tristram Hunt . V&A Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tristram Hunt et al.. 2020. The Lives of the Objects: Collecting Design / Edited By Tristram Hunt. London: V&A Publishing.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tristram Hunt et al.. The Lives of the Objects: Collecting Design / Edited By Tristram Hunt London: V&A Publishing, 2020.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Hunt, Tristram, Hilary Bird, Linda Schofield, and Faye Robson. The Lives of the Objects: Collecting Design / Edited By Tristram Hunt V&A Publishing, 2020.

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