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Eric Kennington

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Eric Henri Kennington (12 March 1888 – 13 April 1960) was an English sculptor, artist and illustrator, and an official war artist in both World Wars. [1]

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A. P. Herbert

Sir Alan Patrick Herbert CH (24 September 1890 – 11 November 1971), usually known as A. P. Herbert or simply A. P. H., was an English humorist, novelist, playwright and law reform activist who served as an Independent Member of Parliament (MP) for Oxford University from the 1935 general election to the 1950 general election, when university constituencies were abolished.

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Alan Best (sculptor)

Alan Best (1910–2001) was a Canadian sculptor and natural historian.

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Alfred Thomson

Alfred Reginald Thomson (10 December 1894 - 27 October 1979) was an English artist and Olympic Gold Medalist, most notable for being an official War Artist to the Royal Air Force during World War Two.

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Anthony Gross

Anthony Gross CBE, RA (1905–1984), was a British printmaker, painter, war artist and film director of Hungarian-Jewish, Italian, and Anglo-Irish descent.

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Battersea Park

Battersea Park is a 200-acre (83-hectare) green space at Battersea in the London Borough of Wandsworth in London.

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Blair Hughes-Stanton

Blair Rowlands Hughes-Stanton (22 February 1902 – 6 June 1981) was a major figure in the English wood engraving revival in the twentieth century.

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British official war artists

British official war artists were a select group of artists who were employed on contract, or commissioned to produce specific works during the First World War, the Second World War and select military actions in the post-war period.

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Buildings of Jesus College, Oxford

The main buildings of Jesus College, one of the colleges of the University of Oxford, are located in the centre of the city of Oxford, England, between Turl Street, Ship Street, Cornmarket Street, and Market Street.

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Checkendon

Checkendon is a village and civil parish about west of Henley-on-Thames in South Oxfordshire and about north west of Reading in Berkshire on a mid-height swathe of the Chilterns.

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City and Guilds of London Art School

Founded in 1854 as the Lambeth School of Art, the City and Guilds of London Art School is a small specialist art college located in central London, England.

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an intergovernmental organisation of six independent member states whose principal function is to mark, record and maintain the graves and places of commemoration of Commonwealth of Nations military service members who died in the two World Wars.

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De Havilland DH.88 Comet

The de Havilland DH.88 Comet is a two-seat, twin-engined aircraft developed specifically to participate in the 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race from the United Kingdom to Australia.

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Grade II* listed war memorials in England

There are 129 Grade II* listed war memorials in England, out of over 2,000 listed war memorials.

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Great Britain commemorative stamps 2010–19

This is a list of Great Britain commemorative stamps 2010–2019.

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Herbert John Hodgson

Herbert John Hodgson (2 June 1893, Camberwell – 10 August 1974, London) is regarded as one of the most skilled printers of the twentieth century.

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Hilda Rix Nicholas

Hilda Rix Nicholas (née Rix, later Wright, 1 September 1884 – 3 August 1961) was an Australian artist.

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History of propaganda

Propaganda is information that is not impartial and used primarily to influence an audience and further an agenda, often by presenting facts selectively (perhaps lying by omission) to encourage a particular synthesis, or using loaded messages to produce an emotional rather than a rational response to the information presented.

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Ingram Collection of Modern British Art

The Ingram Collection of Modern British Art is one of the United Kingdom’s best and most significant collections of Modern British Art.

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James Ockendon

James Ockendon VC, MM (10 December 1890 – 29 August 1966) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross (VC), the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.

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John Brophy (writer)

John Brophy (6 December 1899 – 13 November 1965) was an Anglo-Irish soldier, journalist and author who wrote more than 40 books, mostly based on his experiences during World War I. Brophy was born in Liverpool in Lancashire in 1899 of Irish descent, the son of John Brophy, an earthenware dealer, and his wife Agnes, née Bodell.

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Laventie

Laventie is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in the Hauts-de-France region of France.

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List of public art in the London Borough of Wandsworth

This is a list of public art in the London Borough of Wandsworth.

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List of World War I memorials and cemeteries in Champagne-Ardennes

This is the List of World War I memorials and cemeteries in Champagne-Ardennes.

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Ministry of Information (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Information (MOI), headed by the Minister of Information, was a United Kingdom government department created briefly at the end of the First World War and again during the Second World War.

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Paul Nash (artist)

Paul Nash (11 May 1889 – 11 July 1946) was a British surrealist painter and war artist, as well as a photographer, writer and designer of applied art.

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

Seven Pillars of Wisdom is the autobiographical account of the experiences of British soldier T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia"), while serving as a liaison officer with rebel forces during the Arab Revolt against the Ottoman Turks of 1916 to 1918.

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Soissons Memorial

The Soissons Memorial is a World War I memorial located in the town of Soissons, in the Aisne département of France.

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St Martin's Church, Wareham

St Martin's Church, Wareham, sometimes St Martin's-on-the-walls, is an Anglo-Saxon church in the town of Wareham, Dorset in England.

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St Peter and St Paul, Checkendon

St Peter and St Paul is the Church of England parish church of Checkendon, a village in Oxfordshire, England.

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T. E. Lawrence

Colonel Thomas Edward Lawrence, (16 August 1888 – 19 May 1935) was a British archaeologist, military officer, diplomat, and writer.

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The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism

The Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism is a non-fiction book written by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw.

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The Kensingtons at Laventie

The Kensingtons at Laventie is a large oil painting on glass by Eric Kennington completed in 1915 that depicts a First World War platoon of British troops.

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Thomas Benjamin Kennington

Thomas Benjamin Kennington (7 April 1856 – 10 December 1916) was an English genre, social realist and portrait painter. He was a founder member of the New English Art Club (NEAC) and the Imperial Arts League.

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Thomas Hardy Statue

Thomas Hardy Statue is a statue of Thomas Hardy, located at Dorchester, Dorset, England.

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Tomb effigy

A tomb effigy, usually a recumbent effigy or in French gisant (French, “recumbent”) is a sculpted figure on a tomb monument depicting in effigy the deceased.

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War artist

A war artist is an artist that depicts scenes or aspects of war through their art.

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War Artists' Advisory Committee

The War Artists Advisory Committee (WAAC), was a British government agency established within the Ministry of Information at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939, with the aim of compiling a comprehensive artistic and documentary of the history of Britain throughout the war.

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Wareham, Dorset

Wareham is an historic market town and, under the name Wareham Town, a civil parish, in the English county of Dorset.

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Wellington House

Wellington House is the more common name for Britain's War Propaganda Bureau, which operated during World War I from Wellington House, a building located in Buckingham Gate, London, which was the headquarters of the National Insurance Commission before the War.

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World War I in popular culture

The years of warfare were the backdrop for art which is now preserved and displayed in such institutions as the Imperial War Museum in London, the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, and the Australian War Memorial in Canberra.

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1915 in art

The year 1915 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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1917 in art

The year 1917 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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1918 in art

The year 1918 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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1920 in art

The year 1920 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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1960 in art

The year 1960 in art involved some significant events and new works.

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24th East Surrey Division War Memorial

24th East Surrey Division War Memorial is a First World War memorial in Battersea Park, London.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Kennington

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