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The annual V&A Illustration Awards are given to the best book and editorial illustration published in the UK each year and the prize money ? ?2,000 to each category winner plus an additional ?2,000 for the overall winner ? makes it one of the most substantial financial prizes for illustration in the industry. The winning works, announced on Monday 3rd June, make up a small, free display in the V&A.

About Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses over 4 million items spanning centuries and hundreds of cultures. The stunning collection covers European, Indian, Chinese, Korean, Japanese and Islamic artefacts ranging from ceramics, glass, metalwork and sculpture to costume, armour, weaponry and furniture. More about Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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