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'An Artist's War' a talk by Phyllida Shaw

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Phyllida Shaw will bring to life the story of Morris Meredith Evans who pre war was a book illustrator an teacher.  Being a very short man he was initially rejected by the Army in 1914 , he eventually joined the 17th Battalion of the Welsh Regiment , the first Welsh bantam regiment. He spent 10 months on the Western Front , in 1918 he joined the …


'An Artist's War' with Phyllida Shaw

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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…