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A Quick Overview of V&a Museum Of Childhood
The V&A Museum of Childhood in Bethnal Green in the East End of London is a branch of the Victoria and Albert Museum (the "V&A"), which is the United Kingdom's national museum of applied arts. The museum was founded in 1872 as the Bethnal Green Museum.
- The iron structure reused a prefabricated building from Albertopolis which was replaced with some early sections of the modern V&A complex.
- The exterior of the building was designed by James William Wild in red brick in a Rundbogenstil (round-arched) style very similar to that in contemporary Germany.
- The building was used to display a variety of collections at different times, including the works which can now be seen at the Wallace Collection.