The Great War Remembered

Special Collections are hosting three exhibitions this autumn under the title The Great War Remembered, part of the Great War, Unknown War programme at the University.

In the Special Collections Gallery, My War, My Story draws on material from the Special Collections and runs from 8 October to 7 December. The Gallery is open Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

In the Level 4 Gallery, My Ancestor, Their Story uses family material from members of staff and students of the University, and presents it in a  newspaper format, you can pick a copy up in the Level 4 Gallery, or get the PDF version  here.

John Garfield: Armistice 1918 – The Cost, also in the Level 4 Gallery, presents a striking photographic journey through cemeteries and memorials of the Great War. His photographs can also be seen in his book: The Fallen: A Photographic Journey Through the War Cemeteries and Memorials of the Great War 1914-18,  available here.

The Level 4 Gallery exhibitions run from 1 October to 11 November and are open daily during Hartley Library opening hours.

Deputy Librarian Richard Wake at the private view, giving an introduction to the three exhibitions

John Garfield (centre) in front of his work in the Level 4 Gallery at the private view

 

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