The British Museum is well known for its large statues and exotic exhibitions, but it also houses a sizable collection of drawings and prints. In this 27-minute video, the viewer is taken on a tour of the prints and drawings department of the museum, led by the curator. The pieces in this collection are stored in numerous boxes, and various pieces are examined for the viewer. Pieces dating back to the Middle Ages are stored in the museum, and the collection spans every age from the Medieval to the present time. Drawings and prints from Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Raphael, William Blake, Michelangelo, Durer and Degas are housed along with other well-known artists. The nature of drawings is also discusses, and the viewer sees how these artists create the shapes and look of depth with nothing more than lines.