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0715397907
Hardback:Images of wartime, British art and artists of World War 1, pictures from the collection of the Imperial War Museum:1991
Author: Viney, Nigel
Year: 1991
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: David & Charles
Resource type: Physical
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0857862723
Paperback:The missing of the Somme:2012:[New] ed
Author: Dyer, Geoff
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] ed
Publisher: Canongate
Resource type: Physical
Note: This study articulates a response to the Great War. Relying more on personal impressions than systematic analysis, it weaves a network of myth and memory that illuminates our relation to the past. General adult
204 p., ill. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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0415010640
Paperback:War photography, realism in the British press:1991
Author: Taylor, John
Year: 1991
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Routledge
Resource type: Physical
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1473823528
Hardback:Till the boys come home, the First World War through its picture postcards:2014:New edition
Author: Holt, Tonie
Author: Holt, Valmai
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Edition: New edition
Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1977 This is a new edition of this classic book which includes, in its over 700 postcards, many new, powerful propaganda images from nations on both sides of this epic conflict. Here are cards from the Queen's Collection, cards from America, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Rumania, Salonika, Serbia. All are faithfully reproduced from the original, whether in dramatic black and white or in exuberant colour and they are all at least 100 years old. But this is not just a picture book. Here is a rich treasure trove to be dipped into for dilettante pleasure or to be read seriously as a thematic and contemporary history of the war. General adult
272 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1781592896
Hardback:Posters of the Great War:2013
Author: Hadley, Frédérick
Author: Pegler, Martin
Author: Historial de la Grande Guerre de Péronne.
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Collecting & antiques
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published in association with Historial de la Grande Guerre de Péronne Until the arrival of radio and television - and despite the influence of newspapers - posters were the major medium for mass communication. During the Great War all the belligerent nations produced an extraordinary variety of them - and they did so on a massive scale. As the 200 wartime and immediate post-war posters selected for this book reveal, they were one of the most potent, and memorable, ways of conveying news, information and propaganda. General adult
160 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1909808091
Paperback:WWI in cartoons:2014
Author: Bryant, Mark
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Grub Street
Resource type: Physical
Note: In an age before TV and radio the impact and importance of cartoon art was immense, especially when the only sources of information were silent cinema newsreels, posters, newspapers and books - all largely black and white. This text examines cartoons from both sides of the conflict. General adult
160 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) (pbk)
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1903470676
Hardback:William Orpen, an onlooker in France, a critical edition of the artist's war memoirs:2008
Author: Orpen, William, Sir
Author: Upstone, Robert
Author: Weight, Angela
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Paul Holberton
Resource type: Physical
Note: The best known of the official war artists sent to France, William Orpen was also a talented writer who published an extensive memoir of his experiences and observations. This book presents a unique treatment of a devastating conflict, vividly brought to life by an artist on the ground. General adult
232 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm (hbk)
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B6500043
Hardback:Stanley Spencer At Burghclere, The Sandham Memorial Chapel Painings:1965
Author: Spencer, S
Year: 1965
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Macdonald
Resource type: Physical
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S012570915
Hardback:The Regimental Roll of Honour and War Record of the Artists' Rifles (1/28th, 2/28th and 3/28th Battalions the London Regiment T.F.), Commissions, promotions, appointments and rewards for service in the field obtained by members of the corps since 4th August 1914:1922:3rd Edition
Year: 1922
Interest category: Reference
Media class: Hardback
Edition: 3rd Edition
Publisher: Howlett
Resource type: Physical
Note: Arthur James Terence Fleming-Sandes VC, East Surrey Regiment, Royal West Surrey Regiment
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1854379895
Paperback:Women war artists:2011
Author: Palmer, Kathleen
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain
Year: 2011
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Tate
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published to accompany the exhibition held at the Imperial War Museum, London, 9 April - 9 October 2011 Published on the occasion of the exhibition Women war artists, held at the Imperial War Museum, London, 9 Apr. 2011 - 8 Jan. 2012 Women war artists have acted as witnesses to many of the major conflicts of the 20th centurym from World War I and II to the current engagements in Iraq and Afghanistan. Rather than being an exhaustive survey, this book takes the cases of individual artists and examines both their stories and their art. General adult
89 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1857598180
Paperback:Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington, Bomberg, a crisis of brilliance, 1908-1923:2013
Author: Haycock, David Boyd
Author: Spalding, Frances
Author: Harris, Alexandra
Author: Dulwich Picture Gallery, host institution
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Scala
Resource type: Physical
Note: Catalogue published on the occasion of the exhibition held at Dulwich Picture Gallery, opening June 2013 This title features Haycock's selection of 70 works by Nash, Nevinson, Spencer, Gertler, Carrington and Bomberg, ranging from their early student drawings, watercolours and oil paintings, to the first great mature works that they made during and immediately after the Great War of 1914-18. General adult
176 pages, illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm (pbk)
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1883013062
Hardback:Eyewitness, 150 years of photojournalism:1995:2nd
Author: Lacayo, Richard
Author: Russell, George
Year: 1995
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Time-Life
Resource type: Physical
Note: A pictorial record of both modern history and photojournalism. The collection traces the growth of news photography from an amateur pastime to a professional enterprise that has fundamentally altered the way we view the world today. Originally published in 1998.
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1844156613
Paperback:The German 1918 offensives in France & Flanders, photographs of the German offensives in 1918:2007
Author: Sheen, John
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Wars & warfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Pen & Sword Military
Resource type: Physical
Note: Many scarce and rare photographs show the carnage of battle throughout March, April and May 1918. The author has also included group photographs of some of the units involved, as well as in memoriam cards of individuals who fell or died of wounds. General adult
Title series: Images of war
159 p., ill. ; 25 cm (pbk)
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0238788253
Hardback:Posters Of The First World War:1968
Author: Rickards, Maurice
Year: 1968
Interest category: Collecting & antiques
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Evelyn, Adams
Resource type: Physical
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0300035578
Hardback:World War 1 & The Weimar Artists, Dix, Grosz, Beckmann, Schlemmer:1985
Author: Eberle, M
Year: 1985
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Yale Up
Resource type: Physical
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0300041942
Paperback:David Bomberg:1987
Author: Cork, Richard
Author: Bomberg, David
Year: 1987
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Yale University Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Tertiary
x, 344 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 31 cm (pbk)
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0349139121
Paperback:Summer in February:2013
Author: Smith, Jonathan
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: General fiction novels
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Abacus
Resource type: Physical
Note: Film tie-in This novel is a disturbing and moving re-creation of a celebrated Edwardian artistic community enjoying the last days of a golden age soon to be shattered by war. It is a love story of beauty, deprivation and tragedy. General adult
356 pages, map (black and white) ; 20 cm (pbk)
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050025141X
Hardback:War posters, weapons of mass communication:2007
Author: Aulich, James
Author: Imperial War Museum, Great Britain
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published to accompany exhibition at Imperial War Museum, London Beginning with the onset of the Great War in 1914, this title charts the poster's evolution as a tool of protest and counter-culture. General adult
256 p., ill. (chiefly col.) ; 33 cm (hbk)
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0450060896
Hardback:Images Of War, 130 Years Of War Photography:1985
Author: Fabian, R
Year: 1985
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Nel
Resource type: Physical
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0901627054
Paperback:First World War Posters:1972
Author: Darracott, Joseph
Year: 1972
Interest category: Collecting & antiques
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Imperial War M
Resource type: Physical
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0862993709
Hardback:World War 1 In Postcards:1988
Author: Laffin, John
Year: 1988
Interest category: Collecting & antiques
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Alan Sutton
Resource type: Physical
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0853316112
Paperback:Wyndham Lewis, art and war:1992
Author: Edwards, Paul
Author: Wallace, Catherine
Year: 1992
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Lund Humphries
Resource type: Physical
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085249548X
Hardback:Arts In Britain In World War I:1980
Author: Ferguson, J
Year: 1980
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: Stainer & Bell
Resource type: Physical
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0718830903
Paperback:Hanging a rebel, the life of C.R.W. Nevinson:2008
Author: Walsh, Michael J. K.
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Lutterworth
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a comprehensive study of the life and work of C.R.W. Nevinson, an important painter and writer whose name is re-emerging to take its rightful place among the established icons of art and literature in early 20th century England. General adult
352 p. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0750955953
Paperback:A better 'ole, the brilliant Bruce Bairnsfather and the First World War:2014
Author: Gosling, Lucinda
Author: Bairnsfather, Bruce
Author: Mary Evans Picture Library,
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Art, architecture & photography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
Resource type: Physical
Note: Bruce Bairnsfather was the most loved and remains the most famous cartoonist of the First World War. His mix of images and wry humorous captions have shaped how we see Tommy spirit during the First World War. Captain Bruce Bairnsfather joined the Royal Warwickshire Regiment in 1914 and served with a machine gun until 1915 when he was hospitalised with shell shock after the Second Battle of Ypres. As he recovered, he revisited the trenches from his hospital bed through his amusing and richly detailed cartoons, which were published in 'The Bystander' and he became one of the Tommies' favourite cartoonists of the war. General adult
144 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 19 cm (pbk)
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