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The Book of the Homeless (1916)

- January 9, 2018 in charity, edith wharton, first world war, homelessness, refugees, war

Collection of essays, art, poetry, and musical scores, edited by Edith Wharton, whose profits were used to fund civilians displaced by World War I.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The War Art of Paul Nash (1917–1944)

- May 11, 2017 in first world war, paul nash, second world war, war, war artist, world war one, world war two

Depictions of the destroyed and broken landscapes of the First and Second World War by the English artist Paul Nash, amongst the most important landscape artists of the twentieth century.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

The Map That Changed the Middle East (1916)

- May 16, 2016 in colonialism, egypt, first world war, how middle east was carved up, iran, iraq, israel, Middle East, ottoman empire, palestine, Sykes Picot Agreement Map, syria, war, world war one, ww1

The map that changed the Middle East, outlining a secret agreement between the the UK and France on how they would carve up the Middle East should the Ottoman Empire be defeated in the First World War.

Plastic Reconstruction of the Face (1918)

- January 21, 2016 in Anaplastology, Anna Coleman, facial surgery, first world war, plastic surgery, reconstructve surgery, Studio for Portrait Masks, world war 1, world war one, ww1

Silent film exploring the Studio for Portrait Masks, the Paris workshop of American artist Anna Coleman Ladd (1878-1939), which provided galvanised copper masks for soldiers whose faces were partly destroyed fighting in the First World War.

Plastic Reconstruction of the Face (1918)

- January 21, 2016 in Anaplastology, Anna Coleman, facial surgery, first world war, plastic surgery, reconstructve surgery, Studio for Portrait Masks, world war 1, world war one, ww1

Silent film exploring the Studio for Portrait Masks, the Paris workshop of American artist Anna Coleman Ladd (1878-1939), which provided galvanised copper masks for soldiers whose faces were partly destroyed fighting in the First World War.

Apollinaire’s Calligrammes (1918)

- October 27, 2015 in Apollinaire, caligram, concrete poetry, first world war, poetry, surrealism, visual poetry, war poets, world war one, ww1

A book of poetry by French writer Guillaume Apollinaire, noted for its use of "caligrams" in which typeface and arrangement of words on the page add to the meaning of the compositions.