Tag : Artists Rifles

over-the-top-iwm
Dec 16th, 2017 | | History | Patrick's Writing | 5 Comments

‘Over The Top’

Over The Top (with thanks to the IWM) The 30th December 2017 is the centenary of the action that led to one of the most evocative works of art to come out of the First World War. ‘Over The Top’ was painted by...

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Mars and Minerva
Apr 19th, 2014 | | Patrick's Writing | 2 Comments

The Artists of the Artists Rifles – part 1

Napoleon III by Franz Xaver Winterhalter To some it may come as a surprise that an artist might have soldierly inclinations or that a soldier might also be artistic. This is the story of a very unusual group of men...

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Kelmscott House
Mar 26th, 2011 | | Museums | Organisations | No Comments

Kelmscott House

"'If a chap can't compose an epic poem while he's weaving tapestry he might as well shut up" Kelmscott House was the London home of William Morris from April 1879 to his death in October 1896. Originally called...

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