The Museum and the Factory

The Museum and the Factory The V&A, Elkington and the Electrical Revolution - V&A 19Th-Century Series

Hardback (14 Dec 2018) | English

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Synopsis

This title reveals a great untold story of enterprise and innovation based on the relationship between the Victoria and Albert Museum, and Elkington & Co., the renowned industrial art and design manufacturer of the 19th-century. The Birmingham-based company pioneered and patented the industrial art of electro-metallurgy to create original artworks, perfect replicas, and mass-reproduced luxury consumer goods that use electricity to 'grow' metal into shape at a molecular level.

Book information

ISBN: 9781848222915
Publisher: V&A Publishing
Imprint: Lund Humphries
Pub date:
DEWEY: 708.2134
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 159
Weight: 1086g
Height: 241mm
Width: 280mm
Spine width: 17mm