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Stereography in the Great War (in three parts) Part I


PART ONE  Stereography in the Great War Part I: Paper card manufacturers by Ian Ference [This article first appeared in Stand To! (122 April 2021 pp. 36-41) Stereography, which for the purposes of this three–part article series can be easily understood as ‘the depiction of objects in 3D on flat surfaces’, existed before photography did. As soon…

ONLINE: From Gallipoli to the Caspian Sea, the Life of Eric Gascoigne 'Kipper' Robinson VC


The presentation will be live and online. One of the most intriguing characters of the Great War, Eric 'Kipper' Robinson served notably in the Gallipoli Campaign, Palestine and The Caspian Sea.  He was decorated on numerous occasions and appears on the fringes of seemingly endless moments of history from the Boxer Rebellion, through the…

'From Greenwich lad to Four-War Warrior: Vice-Adm "Kipper" Robinson VC' by Clive Harris


Caption: Commemorative stone outside Robinson's Greenwich birthplace About the talk: Local Greenwich lad, Clive Wilson, talks about another Greenwich lad, Vice Admiral Eric Gascoigne Robinson VC (1882-1965), known to his friends as 'Kipper'. During his extraordinarily career, Kipper fought in four wars with distinction, sometimes serving alongside…