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Art and Honour : contemporary impressions of WWI

Art and Honour : contemporary impressions of WWI
‘The fox and the grapes’ by F. Sancha, one of a set of postcards published by Raphael Tuck as ‘Aesop’s fables up to date’, 1915 ‘The hare and the tortoise’ by F. Sancha, one of a set of postcards published by Raphael Tuck as ‘Aesop’s fables up to date’, 1915 ‘The wolf and the stork’ by F. Sancha, one of a set of postcards published by Raphael Tuck as ‘Aesop’s fables up to date’, 1915 ‘The tortoise and the eagle’ by F. Sancha, one of a set of postcards published by Raphael Tuck as ‘Aesop’s fables up to date’, 1915 ‘The hen that laid the golden egg’ by F. Sancha, one of a set of postcards published by Raphael Tuck as ‘Aesop’s fables up to date’, 1915 ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd ‘England ready to strike’, series of Royal Navy propaganda postcards published by Photochrom Co. Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd Set of 6 propaganda postcards about Britain’s military preparations for the War published by Clarke & Sherwell Ltd ‘States at War with Germany’, from The Fight for Right Pocket Book for 1918, p44-45 Foxwell, AK. Munition Lasses : six months as principal overlooker in danger buildings. Hodder & Stoughton, 1917 Kennedy, B. Soldiers of Labour. Hodder & Stoughton, 1917 Morel, ED. Truth & the war. The National Labour Press Ltd, 1916 Propaganda poster, ‘The Prussian Octopus’,  1916 Sub Rosa.  Magazine of the West Lancashire Division of the B.E.F., June 1918 Adam, H. Pearl (Ed), International cartoons of the War. E.P. Dutton & Co., [1916] Penrose, Claude L.  Poems : with a biographical preface. Harrisons & Sons, 1919 Lionel Sharples Penrose, Diary June . December 1918 ‘Wet ground & cattle trucks & lurid sunset’. Lionel Sharples Penrose. Personal sketchbook, 1918 ‘Rouen 7.8.18’. Lionel Sharples Penrose. Personal sketchbook, 1918 University of London Officers Training Corps. Roll of War Service 1914-1919 (wooden casket) David Aitken Baldwin. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Frances Mary Bates. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Harold Davie. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Leonard Terry Despicht. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Reginald Charles Francis Dolley. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. George Guy Barry Downing. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Warren Kemp Fenn-Smith. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Cecil A Gould. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Maurice Gray. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Reginald Arthur Kerry. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. George Gordon Lauder. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 1: Abbati-Lintott. Isaac Rosenberg. University College London roll of honour 1914-1919. Volume 2: Lister to Wynne. Student registration form of Isaac Rosenberg Student index card of Isaac Rosenberg Student registration form of Richard (C.R.W.) Nevinson Student index card of Richard (C.R.W.) Nevinson Student index card of Percy Wyndham Lewis [front] Student index card of Percy Wyndham Lewis [back] Photograph of Col. Sir Victor A. H. Horsley from the UCL Roll of Honour, formerly displayed in the South Cloisters [Not in exhibition]

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About the exhibition

Imperial War Museums First World War Centenary logo The current exhibition in the Main Library commemorates the start of World War I. Exhibits drawn from UCL Special Collections. Little Magazines, College Archives and the 1914-18 Collection are illustrative of the European Avant-Garde and the use of art as propaganda. More personal impressions of the Great War experienced at first hand and individuals from the roll of honour are also profiled.

The exhibition runs from February to December 2014.