Security head “fears” for museum’s Asian art at V&A

On 29/07/2013 by Site Default
The V&A’s Vernon Rapley suspects a spate of UK thefts could involve criminals with connections to China
The V&A houses one of the most comprehensive and important collections of Chinese in the UK

The head of security at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London, Vernon Rapley, is “fearful” for the safety of its Chinese collection, he reveals in a recent podcast by the museum, pointing to recent thefts at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge and the Oriental Museum in Durham.



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