Competition: FREE ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ Book

Win one of TEN copies of "Keep Calm and Carry On: Good Advice for Hard Times" (Publisher's Information).  I love great quotes, and this book is full of some excellent ones! SOME OF THE GREAT QUOTES HIGHLIGHTED IN THIS BOOK: "The only difference between a rut and a grave is their dimensions" Ellen Glasgow "Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes, and adversity is not without comforts and hopes" Francis Bacon "Life is a…

The Art of War at The National Archives (2005)

Whilst The National Archives were looking for artist biography material, they came across my website www.ww2poster.co.uk, read about my PhD thesis, and decided they needed my expertise. I was contracted in as an editorial consultant. Following any necessary extra research, I wrote the following content for the site: About 95% of the captions, and the group descriptions, for the illustrations and propaganda sections The information on INF 3 and the Ministry of Information Much of…

Second World War Posters (since 1997)

The site ww2poster.co.uk was constructed as an electronic resource to gather data and disseminate the research-in-progress for my PhD. The website ranks highly on Google, and has been referred to as one of the top poster-websites in James Aulich War Posters: Weapons of Mass Communication (Thames & Hudson, Imperial War Museum), 2007, receiving around 500 unique visitors per day from visitors worldwide. The site has generated contacts from other academics working in the field, and information…

Keep Calm and Carry On: Production Numbers

I've been talking to the New York Times, as Rob Walker's Consumed Column will be discussing the Keep Calm and Carry On poster on 12th July (I'll have a link once I know), and in going through the Fact Checking today, we were talking about the numbers of posters produced. Keep Calm and Carry On was produced alongside 'Your Courage, Your Cheerfulness, Your Resolution' and 'Your Freedom is in Peril: Fight for it Now'. In…
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