WRITER/RESEARCH: PhD Thesis: The planning, design and reception of British Home Front propaganda posters in the Second World War
My Google Alert for ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ is going quite bonkers over the last few weeks (see example, and I post some to a Facebook page), and I’ve also seen comparisons of the current coronavirus crisis with the Second World War, and the need for ‘the Blitz spirit’ and the need to be […]
It’s interesting watching someone else give an overview of your research, here’s one of the Imperial War Museum curators picking out some of the bits that she’s found interesting from the book (easy to buy from Imperial War Museum direct, or Amazon). You can read a few other thoughts about my book here.
You can read more about the publication here.
Started thinking about Christmas presents? Well, here’s a small suggestion (Amazon link, and read more about the book, plus I added a few notes to Wikipedia): It’s the last ever edition of @I_W_M Despatches magazine, and my #keepcalm book is listed on ‘new books’. pic.twitter.com/K3EsE3m5OB — Dr Bex Lewis (@drbexl) November 9, 2017
Interesting blog post focusing upon the font used in the ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ poster – claims it’s ‘Caslon Egyptian’, not ‘Gill Sans’ (which I may have described it as – but then I’m a historian, not a design historian): Firstly, 1940s time traveller, don’t panic (my advice would be to keep calm and […]