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Tag Archives: WWI
Stanhope Forbes: The Munitions Girls (1918)
This publicity image of the SS Kaiser Wilhelm II in front of the Great Pyramids of Egypt was painted in the Otto Bollhagen studios around the time of the ship’s completion in 1903. During World War I, the ship was … Continue reading
Christopher Richard Wynne Nevinson: Bursting Shell (1915)
Frederick Cayley Robinson: Acts of Mercy (1916–20); it seems the first two paintings are referred to as The Orphans, while the second two are referred to as The Doctor.
John Singer Sargent: Gassed (1919) (source)
Harry Clarke: “Honour has come back, as a king, to earth,” illustration for Rupert Brooke’s poem “The Dead” in The Year’s at the Spring; an Anthology of Recent Poetry (1920). The poem was first published in 1914, in the autumn … Continue reading