Modern British Childhood 1948-2012  

 
 

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Using clothing, photography, film, artworks, television programmes and more, this exhibition is an exploration of the history and transformation of childhood in Britain between the 1948 and 2012 London Olympic Games. Aspects such as poverty and politics will also be considered to examine the themes of children being the centre of family life, technology and children's lives being more structured.

 

About V & A Museum of Childhood

The Museum of Childhood houses the UK's largest collection of toys including dolls, dolls' houses, puppets, games, and toys. Collections showcase all aspects of childhood, from games throughout the ages to a historical look at cots, prams and feeding bottles (including a 19th century ceramic bottle). More about V & A Museum of Childhood


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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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Tales: Photography By Sonya Hurtado
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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  19th March to 9th October 2016
VENUE  V & A Museum of Childhood 
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V & A Museum of Childhood,   Cambridge Heath Road      E2 9PA
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