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The Art of Remembering: the Neville Lytton First World War Frescos and the Balcombe Victory Hall

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Neville Lytton Neville Lytton, the third Earl of Lytton, trained as an artist in Paris. At the outbreak of war, he volunteered to fight for the Royal Sussex Regiment, taking men from his estates to fight alongside him. By the … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 700 (Arts) | Blogs | N (Fine Arts) | PN4699-5650 (Journalism)

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Wartime Art and Grief

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In this podcast Dr Claudia Siebrecht, Lecturer in Modern European History at the University of Sussex, discusses German women and the aesthetics of loss portrayed through art during the First World War. Watch and download the podcast at: http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/http://podcasts.ox.ac.uk/wartime-art-and-grief This … Continue reading →

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Body and Mind | Religion and Spirituality | Teaching | 700 (Arts) | HQ (Family - Marriage - Women - Sexuality) | N (Fine Arts)

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Why First World War soldiers wore khaki

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Khaki uniform may not be regarded a design classic but it has, in many ways, shaped our memory of the First World War. Perhaps design historians overlook khaki because it is, by definition, inconspicuous. Invented to disguise and conceal soldiers … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | 355 (Military science) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare) | 677 (Textiles) | 700 (Arts) | TT (Handicrafts. Arts and crafts) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation) | 356 (Foot forces & warfare)

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When they ran out of khaki: improvised uniforms and Kitchener Blue

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As Britain prepared for war, photographs of men queuing up at recruiting depots captured the drama of mobilization. Less apparent were the problems; in truth the army came under extreme pressure to recruit, train, clothe and equip masses of inexperienced … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | 355 (Military science) | 677 (Textiles) | 700 (Arts) | TT (Handicrafts. Arts and crafts) | U (Military Science) | UA (Armies: Organization ? distribution ? military situation)

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s Book Pen and Sword Pt. II: Advertising King Albert's Book

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[N.B. This is the second in an intended series of posts about the history of British propaganda efforts during the First World War — the inaugural post can be read here. The main focus of the series will be on … Continue reading →

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Material Culture | Unconventional Soldiers | 070 (News media journalism publishing) | 700 (Arts) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts) | 820 (English literature) | 821 (English poetry) | PN (Literature) | 790 (Recreational & performing arts)

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