WHERE LEISURE IS A PLESURE
Welcome to the V&A,the word's greates museum of decorative art.Here you can find work of art,craft,and desing from Europe,America,the Far East, South Asia,and the Middle East.
But why is it called the Victoria and Albert Museum?The name comes from Queen Victoria.She reigned longer than any other British monarch(from 1837 to 1901).
A lively write(she kept a diary from childhood until her death),she drew beatifully and appreciated find works of art.
She beacame Queen at the age of eighteen and three years later she married her German cousin,Prince Albert,a very king and intelligent man.They adored each other and they had nine children.Albert gradually became his wife's closets adviser but,after twenty-one years of marriage,he died when he died when he was only forty-two.Queen Victoria missed Albert very much and she wouldn't allow anyone to take his place.From that day on,she refused to live in London.She wore only black,and was rarely seen in public.She preferred to spend the rest of her life in Windsor.