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'An Artist's War' with Phyllida Shaw


Phyllida Shaw. At the start of the Great War Morris Meredith Williams was living in Edinburgh with his wife Alice, a sculptor, and earning his living from book illustration and teaching. In 1915 he was commissioned into the 17th Welsh. Never without a sketchbook and pencils in his pocket he drew at every opportunity, producing an extraordinary rec…

'An Artist's Life in the Trenches' with Phyllida Shaw


Phyllida Shaw will be giving a talk based on her book 'An Artist's War'. She is the great niece of Morris Meredith WIlliams, a former art teacher from Fettes College, Edinburgh. As well as his art, Morris wrote some 800 letters to his wife. Together these form 'An Artist's War: The Art and Letters of Morris and Alice Meredith Williams'. IMAGE:¬†Art…