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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 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 ; Trade catalogue, Silber & Fleming Ltd. (Firm : London, England)
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Topic: Trade 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 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 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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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 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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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
9th edition (1890) of Burton's modern photography. Comprising practical instructions in working gelatine dry plates, printing, etc., formerly published as the "A B C of modern photography"., by W. K. Burton 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...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
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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 Victoria and Albert Museum
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff. Series: Victoria and Albert Museum Yearbook 1969
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Topics: Victoria and Albert Museum, Art Periodicals, Art history periodicals, Yearbook, Museum Records,...
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by John Webster
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff 
Topic: John Webster
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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 Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851
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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, Crystal Palace, mining, quarrying, metallurgical operations,...
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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
1885 edition of Instructions for beginners in photography, by Benjamin Wyles. 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: Trade catalogues, Plasterwork, Moulding, Architectural decoration, Ornament
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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
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Digitised elephant folio from the collections of the Prints, Drawings and Paintings Study Room, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by National Art Library staff. 
Topic: Lithography
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
1885 edition of De l'effet artistique en photographie : conseils aux photographes sur l'art de la composition et du clair-obscur, by H. P. Robinson; translated from the 2nd English edition by Hector Colard 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...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: India Museum, South Kensington Museum, India Art Public Collections
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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
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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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
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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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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
Topics: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Mosaic, Ornament
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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; 2nd ed., revised;Series: South Kensington Museum Art Handbooks
Topics: Furniture, Woodwork
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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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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
[1845] edition of A practical manual of photography : containing full and plain directions for the economical production of really good daguerreotype portraits, and every other variety of photographic pictures according to the latest improvements, also the injustice and validity of the patent considered, with suggestions for rendering a such patent a virtual dead letter, etc., by a Practical Chemist and Photographist. National Art Library's copy Accession number 6038 includes: "Egerton's...
Topics: Photography, Handbooks
1874 edition of Instruction in photography, by William de Wiveleslie Abney. 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: Trade catalogues, Architectural decoration, Ornament, Papier mache, Ceilings
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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 & Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, England, United Kingdom, Catalogues, Indexes
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: Trade catalogues, Wallpaper, Interior decoration
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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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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...
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 Great Britain. Department of Science and Art.; Eyre & Spottiswoode
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: South Kensington Museum, Art objects Reproductions, Electrotypes
1888 edition of Elementary lessons on silver printing, by W. M. Ashman. 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
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by Effingham Wilson
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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, Pamphlets, Ownership Inscriptions, Polemics, Colonisation...
Digitised book from the <br />collection of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, <br />uploaded by library staff.
Topics: Decoration, Ornament, Artificial stone, Architecture, Georgian Architecture, Neoclassical...
1885 edition of Description of Taylor's patent photometer for estimating photographic exposures : with instructions for use. Issued by Charles Coppock. 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: Trade catalogues, Tiles, Tiling, Pavements, Mosaic, Ornament
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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 Archive of Art and Design, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by V&A staff
Topics: Arts and Crafts Movement, Arts, Crafts
1888 edition of Anleitung zur Positiv- und Negativ-Retouche, by Carl Zamboni 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: Great Exhibition, London, South Kensington, Museum
1852 pamphlet by Bristol photographer Henry Vines.  Includes a short history of the Daguerreotype process as well as advice for producing good portraits.  This National Art Library copy is part of the Library collection acquired from the Royal Photographic Society with the generous assistance of the National Lottery Heritage Fund and Art Fund.
Topics: Photography, Daguerreotype, Portrait photography
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by Mackenzie, Tessa
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff; Those schools connected with the National Art Training School at South Kensington are indicated 
Topics: Art schools, National Art Training School, South Kensington, Art education, Educational...
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, Pattern books, Cutlery, Electro-silver plated
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Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, V&A, uploaded by library staff 
Topics: Great Exhibition, London, England, Guidebooks
1886 edition of How to photograph microscopic objects, or, Lessons, in photo-micrography for beginners, by I. H. Jennings 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, Photomicrography
1886 edition of La photographie sans laboratoire : procédé au gélatinobromure, by Eug Dumoulin 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: Photography
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Architectural decoration, Ornament, Interior decoration, Joinery, Mantelpieces,...
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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
[1863?] edition of Catalogue of scientific instruments : Part II : Photographic apparatus and chemicals, by James How. 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
1877 edition of The autotype process : being a popular manual of instruction in the art of printing in permanent pigments, by J.R. Sawyer. Cover has alternative title: The autotype manual of permanent photography :  being a practical handbook to the production of photographs in permanent colour. 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, Autotype process printing
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Trade catalogues, Architectural decoration, Framing, Moulding, Ornament
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topic: Great Exhibition
1889 edition of La ferrotypie : obtention directe des positifs à la chambre noire, by F. Drouin 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
2nd edition (1891) of Photography in a nutshell, by "the Kernel" [Henry Philip Hawkes] 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
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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
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Ship models, Model ships, Public collections, British Isles, Marine engineering
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, uploaded by library staff
Topics: Travels, Arabia
1853 edition of The waxed paper process of Gustave Le Gray, by Gutsave Le Gray.  Translated from the French 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 edition of  The magic lantern : how to buy and how to use it : also, How to raise a ghost, by "A mere phantom". 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, Magic Lanterns
2nd edition (1889) of Nouveau guide pratique du photographe amateur, by G. Vieuille  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: Trade catalogues, Furniture, Upholstery, Interior decoration, Metalwork
Digitised book from the collections of the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum. Uploaded by library staff 
Topics: John Sheepshanks, Art Collections, South Kensington, Museum Catalogue, England, London, Art,...