Jacques Schuhmacher is the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Provenance and Spoliation Curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
‘The elephant in this gallery is the cultural property seized by British troops in the 19th century’
An exhibition about cultural destruction in modern conflicts can’t help but remind us of earlier wars
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