'Faithful and True: Lt-Col Edwin Richardson and the British War Dog School' Luci Gosling.
21 Oct

A look at the role of dogs during the Great War with particular emphasis on the pioneering work of EH Richardson and his trained messenger dogs.


About the speaker: Lucinda Gosling was born in Co. Durham and studied History at the University of Liverpool. She has worked in the picture library industry since 1993 and was manager of the Illustrated London News archive before moving to Mary Evans Picture Library in 2007 where much of her writing is inspired and illustrated by the library's rich archive. She is author of more than ten books and a regular contributor to magazines, writing on a variety of historical subjects and in particular the social and visual history of the First World War. Her books include 'Great War Britain: The First World War at Home', 'Knitting for Tommy', 'Goodbye, Old Man' and 'It's All a Bit Heath Robinson'. Lucinda has given talks at venues such as the London Transport Museum, Tate Britain, Fashion & Textile Museum and at the Western Front Association AGM.

The Royal Naval Association Club, 73-79 East Street, Southend on Sea, Essex,
21 Oct 2024 20:00