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Charles Moore’s Notes: Why the V&A needs Thatcher’s clothes

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7 November 2015

9:00 AM

7 November 2015

9:00 AM

It is good to learn that the current management of the V&A want to reverse their predecessors’ lack of interest in Margaret Thatcher’s clothes. The museum’s original refusal showed a lack of imagination about how women have tried to gain greater power in a man’s world, and how clothes tell this story.

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