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‘John Singer Sargent's Gassed And Popular Perceptions Of Blinded Veterans’ a talk by Gary Haines.


Gary Haines investigates the representation of blinded veterans of the First World War in England. Two key works of literature - DH Lawrence's 'The Blind Man' and Vera Brittain's 'Testament of Youth' - will be discussed in relation to John Singer Sargent's famous oil painting 'Gassed', 1919. Sargent's depiction of the sightless soldier shaped popu…