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The genius of Wedgwood

Author: Hilary Young; Victoria and Albert Museum.
Publisher: London : Victoria & Albert Museum, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In an exhibition to mark the bicentenary of Josiah Wedgwood's death, the Victoria and Albert Museum has brought together for the first time more than 500 of the beautiful works and designs created in Josiah Wedgwood's lifetime - many of them never exhibited before. They include a magnificent selection of pieces from the famous Frog Service, commissioned by Catherine the Great and sent to Russia in 1774. The Genius  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition catalogues
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Genius of Wedgwood.
London : Victoria & Albert Museum, 1995
(OCoLC)746098745
Named Person: Josiah Wedgwood
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hilary Young; Victoria and Albert Museum.
ISBN: 185177159X 9781851771592
OCLC Number: 60232868
Description: 239 pages : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Includes details of the 'Frog Service' a dinner set made for the Empress Catherine of Russia which is decorated with British topographical views similar to those in the King's Topographical collection housed in the Map Library.
Responsibility: edited by Hilary Young.

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In an exhibition to mark the bicentenary of Josiah Wedgwood's death, the Victoria and Albert Museum has brought together for the first time more than 500 of the beautiful works and designs created in Josiah Wedgwood's lifetime - many of them never exhibited before. They include a magnificent selection of pieces from the famous Frog Service, commissioned by Catherine the Great and sent to Russia in 1774. The Genius of Wedgwood introduces and explains in detail every item in the exhibition.--Amazon.com.

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