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Sargent’s Gassed headlines USA exhibition

America’s National WWI Museum and Memorial celebrates the opening of its new, $5m Wylie gallery space with an exhibition dedicated to John Singer Sargent’s monumental painting, Gassed. The 21ft-long work, on loan from London’s Imperial War Museum, depicts a line … Continue reading

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WW1 vintage champagne sells for £5,600

A bottle of Pol Roger 1914 – Winston Churchill’s favourite vintage of his favourite wine – which has lain undisturbed in the cellars of the champagne house for 100 years, was sold at auction house Bonhams’ Fine Wine Sale in London on … Continue reading

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WW1 exhibition comes to London Transport Museum

Goodbye Piccadilly – from Home Front to Western Front will open at the London Transport Museum on 16 May 2014. The exhibition will tell the story of Londoners during the First World War and will consider how the conflict affected … Continue reading

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Exhibition focuses on Artists Rifles in the First World War

Artworks produced by members of the Artists Rifles – 28th (County of London) Battalion of The London Regiment – will be the focus of touring exhibition in Hampshire this April focused on the Centenary of the First World War. The … Continue reading

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World War I paintings at Historic Dockyard, Chatham

An exhibition of works by Sir John Lavery (1856 – 1941), held recently at the Historic Dockyard in Chatham, illustrated the variety of the artist’s work. The 31 paintings were mostly from the extensive collection of the Imperial War Museum. The … Continue reading

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1913 inspires Imperial War Museum’s Christmas range

The Imperial War Museum’s Christmas range is this year inspired by the last Edwardian Christmas in 1913. Christmas celebrations in Britain at this time would have been busy, memorable and fuelled by food and drink – at least at the … Continue reading

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