Travelling objects and transnationalism

Blog post by Sandra Kemp, V&A project Principal Investigator. In a series of reviews of the 1878 Paris exhibition, John Lockwood Kipling, then curator of the Lahore Museum, compares French and British exhibition display. He begins:             Novelty of idea is claimed for this display, but it would be hard to find a notion about … Continue reading Travelling objects and transnationalism


Introducing the case studies

Post by Chiara Zuanni, postdoctoral researcher at the V&A. After Sandra’s post introducing the Universal Histories and Universal Museums research project, it is now my turn to introduce the case studies. Indeed, my role as postdoctoral researcher on the project focuses on the archival research for these case studies, working alongside Sandra’s in London and … Continue reading Introducing the case studies