Victoria & Albert Museum 1909 Doorway, London

Victoria & Albert Museum 1909 Doorway, London

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Single
Doorway Bookend

An
Architectural Sculpture by Timothy Richards

Size: 8.5″ W x 8″ H x 2.5″ D

Weight: 6.84 lbs. (3.1kg)

This detailed bookend has a
great story and strong design and has always been popular. The complex entrance
includes the statues of Queen Victoria above and Prince Albert below. The museum
of decorative art and design was first opened to the public in 1852 following
the success of London’s Great Exhibition at Crystal Palace.

The Victorians were obsessed
with improving the empire and felt a need to lead the world in all things
including the drive for better industrial design and the Victoria and Albert
Museum was designed as a huge storehouse of reference and inspiration. See the
Royal Ontario model bookend of Toronto, also in this
catalog.

 Hand-made, architectural model, with intricate detail.  It is ready to display and enjoy.

Timothy Richards is a small company, based in the beautiful Georgian City of Bath, England. Tim has been making sculptures of architecture in plaster for 19 years. All of the sculptures are made by hand by Tim and his small, dedicated team. The work is believed to be unique in the world today.

Central to the theme is that of architectural truth. Tim aims to use his love of architecture and model making skills to tell the story of architecture over the centuries.

  

Artist’s Biography

Timothy Richards

Timothy Richards was born in 1955, close to the Palladian city of Bath. His formative years established a fascination with history and architecture, a passion, which endures to this day. Read more

You will catch many admirers with this unique and intricately detailed architectural model in your own living room or at your office?  How about giving this quality piece of art as a gift?  Start or add to your own gallery of quality art.  It’s an investment that will appreciate over time. 


 

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