V&A Entrance Model

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V&A Entrance Model

180.00

This is a detailed scale Timothy Richards doorway model encompassing fine Victorian style, made famous by one of London’s most visited museums, would make a beautiful statement piece for any mantelpiece, bookshelf or display cabinet.

This complex entrance includes the statues of Queen Victoria above and Prince Albert below whose personal interest, innovative drive raised the quality of industrial design in the 19th century, as well as the social working conditions of the nation.

The words around the main door read ‘The excellence of every art must consist in the complete accomplishment of its purpose.’ This detailed inscription is reproduced on the model. This entrance design exemplifies the Victorian preference in borrowing from all styles, a medley of architectural invention and revival.  The doorway highlights the Victorian themes of beauty, knowledge, truth and inspiration. It also shows Edward VII and Queen Alexandra in niches to either side.

Weight: 3.1kg

Height 21cm

This model is a hand made item and if in stock, will be delivered within 1-2 weeks. If you require this model urgently please contact the workshop directly.

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