The Great War in Portraits at the National Portrait Gallery Free

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Selbstbildnis als Solat (Self-portrait as a Soldier) by Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, 1915 © Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio


A major exhibition featuring portraits, photographic images and film, marking the centenary celebrations of World War I.

Works include Jacob Epstein's The Rock Drill; German films on the Battle of the Somme, which have never been shown together previously; a press photograph of the student Gavrilo Princip, who assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand; and images of injured soldiers lent by the Royal College of Surgeons. 

There are also portraits of Winston Churchill, Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon.

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