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Winning with Laughter: Cartoonists and the Great War by Lucinda Gosling

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Lucinda Gosling considers the role of the cartoon during the First World War and how this most light-hearted of illustration genres boosted morale and made sense of events during the years of conflict. Looking at the careers of various artists including Bruce Bairnsfather and William Heath Robinson, she will also discuss how they found fame through…


'Winning with Laughter: How Britain's cartoonists helped win the First World War' with Lucinda Gosling

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Winning with Laughter: How Britain's cartoonists helped win the First World War. This is the talk that Luci gave to the WFA AGM in Newcastle in 2017.    Born in Co. Durham, Lucinda Gosling studied Ancient & Medieval History at the University of Liverpool before a career in the picture library industry. Formerly manager of the Illustrated Lon…


Goodbye, Old Man: The artist Fortunino Matania's vision of the Great War : Luci Gossling

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For the first half of the 20th Century, Fortunino Matania drew many iconic moments, including the sinking of the Titanic, for the popular illustrated magazine 'The Sphere'. Between 1914 and 1918, he produced weekly paintings recording - in breathtaking detail - aspects of the war, visiting the front line and putting himself in danger to gather accu…


'It's All a Bit Heath Robinson' by Luci Gosling

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About the talk: This talk examines the life and career of one of Britain's best-loved humorous artists with particular emphasis on his cartoons during the First World War. The war inspired him to finely hone the convoluted contraptions and absurd inventions with which he forever after became associated. The talk is on my book, It's All a Bit Heath …


Matania's Vision of the First World War by Lucinda Gosling

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Matania's work is magnificent. It does for scenes of the First World War that only a Technicolor Movie could achieve decades later - faithful recreation of a scene based on as much evidence as possible gather to fill the senses. This smart, short book, like a gallery guide, takes you through the significant works of Fortunino Mantania. His ability…