Between Two Worlds: Vanley Burke and Francis Williams

Two portraits created three centuries apart

Explore portraits of two Jamaican gentlemen scholars. Burke's photography and archives, alongside historical artefacts and scientific images shedding new light on the Williams painting, invite reflections on quests for identity and colonial legacies.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Closes Sunday, 31 December 2023

  • V&A South Kensington

    Cromwell Road
    London, SW7 2RL

  • Rooms 88a and 90

  • Free

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Header image: African Liberation Day, Handsworth Park, photograph, by Vanley Burke, 1977. © Vanley Burke