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The End of War

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  • Portfolio. The Great War: Britain's Efforts and Ideals: "The Ideals". Nicholson, Sir William Newzam Prior (1872-1949). Ministry of Information. A soldier hammers a nail into a tree trunk pushed against a door leading to 'WAR' using a mallet which resembles a human skull. Red blood lies in pools on the ground around him. An abandoned and broken drum is seen to the left and ruined buildings and blasted trees to the right. Contained along with 12 lithographs inside a large portfolio of brown paper. A large sheet with a central, red-printed rectangular box containing the stamp of the Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom (George V) as used by HM Government followed by the title, 'THE GREAT WAR: / BRITAIN'S EFFORTS / AND IDEALS / shown in a series of lithographic prints' / THE IDEALS / 1. FRANK BRANGWYN ... 12. EDMUND J. SULLIVAN'. The capital 'A' printed at lower left is the insignia of the printers of the series, The Avenue Press. This is also seen on the label affixed to the mounts. The central box of the title page is pasted onto the front flap of the portfolio. Lithography, 1917.
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