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Design in the Archives: A hidden history

November 14, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm



Unbeknown to many, The National Archives holds design resources of national importance, covering the early years of Queen Victoria’s reign through to 1991.

These range from drawings and design samples by William Morris and Coco Chanel, through to ordinary, everyday objects, from calling cards and candle sticks to smoking paraphernalia and board games.

This webinar will look at the historical context of these designs, and give an introduction to the huge variety of designs we hold here, by showing how changing design trends can be traced through the records, from the Victorian Gothic revival to the swinging sixties.

This is an online only event.

Book ahead.