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British Industrial History

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Architectural Museum

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formerly in Cannon row, Westminster

1851 Established by a group of architects led by George Gilbert Scott for the purpose of improving the education of architectural art-workers. Its collections primarily consisted of plaster casts of European Gothic architectural ornament, original examples of decorative ironwork, tiles, woodcarving, sculptural stonework, stained glass and architectural models, plans and drawings.

Became the Royal Architectural Museum

1857 Moved to the new South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum)

1869 Moved to Tufton Street

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