Ernest Wallcousins was a renowned and successful painter and illustrator famed for his portraits of Sir Henry Wood, the conductor of the Proms for over 50 years, and for that of Sir Winston Churchill. Wallcousins worked across a wide range of medium and subjects; a book illustrator in the early years of the 20th Century, […]
Within my 1997 undergraduate dissertation, and my 2004 PhD thesis, I (unintentionally) provided the story of the now ubiquitous ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’ (KCCO) poster (read an extract here), whilst I was writing about two very early posters produced by the British Government in the Second World War – Your Courage, and Freedom is […]
Over the last few weeks I’ve watched the whole of 24 (208 episodes in total I believe), but today decided I was ready for reading a bit of paper! I’ve had Sue Black’s Saving Bletchley Park since Christmas in an e-book, and the hard copy turned up not long after … and I had promised […]
So, in clearing you some stuff this evening, I found my A-Level project on … Second World War Posters – this is where all the fun pre-BA and PhD started! Read the project (PDF)
ASREC: Propaganda with a Mission: Learning from the Second World War for the Christian Sector in a Digital Age
Today’s conference paper for ASREC (Association for Religion, Economics and Culture), held at Durham University.