London Museums Guide, England
Achilles gets a protective bath in the River Styx in the Victoria and Albert Museum, a marble creation by Thomas Banks in 1790. The mother, Thetis, is modelled on the client’s wife and Achilles on their new son. London Museums.
Top five London Museums
The bugcrew like the V&A best, partly because we like shiny weird stuff but also because both the British Museum and Natural History Museum get very busy in the summertime but the Victoria & Albert doesn’t. It’s a hidden gem, literally, it’s stuffed with gems! See the selection below…