Brangwyn At War! by Libby Horner

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184 pages, 126 works (almost all of which are illustrated) ranging from pre Great War illustrations for The Graphic, through all his war work to the murals in Winnipeg and the initial designs for the House of Lords memorial.

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184 pages, 126 works (almost all of which are illustrated) ranging from pre Great War illustrations for The Graphic, through all his war work to the murals in Winnipeg and the initial designs for the House of Lords memorial.

The book discusses Brangwyn’s attitude to war, his war art compared to contemporaries and his use of photographs. His posters are ‘illustrated’ by excerpts from Great War diaries. There’s a chapter about propaganda and multifarious gobbets including the medical corps, gas attacks, army slang, smoking soldiers, Wipers Times, the photographer William Rider-Rider plus explanations about lithography, wood engraving and linocuts, plus an index of titles, index of catalogue numbers, museums list, exhibitions list and the usual extensive bibliography.

Edition Size: 500
Unsigned
Width (cm)21 x Height (cm) 27
Date of publication: 2014

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184 pages, 126 works (almost all of which are illustrated) ranging from pre Great War illustrations for The Graphic, through all his war work to the murals in Winnipeg and the initial designs for the House of Lords memorial.

The book discusses Brangwyn’s attitude to war, his war art compared to contemporaries and his use of photographs. His posters are ‘illustrated’ by excerpts from Great War diaries. There’s a chapter about propaganda and multifarious gobbets including the medical corps, gas attacks, army slang, smoking soldiers, Wipers Times, the photographer William Rider-Rider plus explanations about lithography, wood engraving and linocuts, plus an index of titles, index of catalogue numbers, museums list, exhibitions list and the usual extensive bibliography.

Edition Size: 500
Unsigned
Width (cm)21 x Height (cm) 27
Date of publication: 2014