Jan 1, 2022
How did the First World War draw upon classical imagery?
This month we are joined by Giles Penman (PhD student at the
University of Warwick) to discuss the various ways that classicism
manifested itself in imagery and objects before and after the
conflict. Along the way we discuss the use of Britannia as a
recruitment icon, different claims to civilisation, and some
unusual appearances for Queen Victoria.
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