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Landscapes of the Western Front, 1914–1918

- November 8, 2018 in panoramas, shells, trenches, warfare, western front, world war one, ww1

Photographs for official army panoramas that offer, a century after their strategic function has passed, a strange and haunting portrait of WW1.

Landscapes of the Western Front, 1914–1918

- November 8, 2018 in panoramas, shells, trenches, warfare, western front, world war one, ww1

Photographs for official army panoramas that offer, a century after their strategic function has passed, a strange and haunting portrait of WW1.

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.

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.

Gallipoli: Through the Soldier’s Lens

- April 8, 2015 in anzac, australia, australian war memorial, Curator's Choice, first world war, gallipoli, new zealand, Public Domain, soldiers, war, world war one, ww1

CURATOR’S CHOICE #21: ALISON WISHART FROM AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL To mark the 100 years since Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) fought the Gallipoli campaign of WW1, Alison Wishart, Senior Curator of Photographs at Australian War Memorial, explores the remarkable photographic record left by the soldiers. Made possible by the birth of Kodak’s portable […]