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Recording Britain

Recording Britain, an exhibition organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

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Recording Britain

Entry: £3.50 (concessions £2.80)

Sir William Harpur Gallery

Exhibition organised by the Victoria & Albert Museum, London

January 9th 2014 - March 20th 2014

Recording Britain is the result of a unique documentary project initiated by Sir Kenneth Clark and funded by the Pilgrim Trust at the start of the Second World War. More than 90 artists made inspiring pictures that were 'sympathetic records' of vulnerable people, landscapes and lifestyles. Amongst the contributers were some of the country's finest watercolour painters including John Piper, Charles Knight and Michael Rothenstein.