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The annual V&A Illustration Awards are given to the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK each year and the prize money ? 2,000 to each category winner plus an additional 2,000 for the overall winner ? makes it one of the most substantial financial prizes for illustration in the industry. The winning works, announced on Monday 3rd June, make up a small, free display in the V&A.

About Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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    Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    London > Shopping > Florists
    Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    London > Shopping > Menswear
    268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from V&A Illustration Awards
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    DATES 23rd to 31st May 2015
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    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road SW7 2RL
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