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Ye Berlyn Tapestrie: John Hassall's Satirical First World War Panorama

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Ye Berlyn Tapestrie: John Hassall's satirical First World War panorama - Hassall, John, and Webb, Mike (Introduction by)
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The horror of the First World War brought out a characteristic response in a group of English artists, who resorted to black humour. Among these, John Hassall, a pioneering British illustrator and creator of the influential 'Skegness is so bracing' poster, holds a special place. Early in the war, he hit on the idea of drawing a parody of the Bayeux Tapestry to satirize German aggression and add to the growing genre of war propaganda. Taking the scheme of the famous tapestry which celebrates William the Conqueror's invasion ...

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Ye Berlyn Tapestrie: John Hassall's satirical First World War panorama 2014, Bodleian Library

ISBN-13: 9781851244164

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