Drawing the War: Correspondent artists, illustrated newspapers and authenticity.

An online talk by Graham Whitham.

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Graham Whitham presented a very interesting and detailed talk. This is now available on YouTube for those of you unable to join us and is highly recommended to view. He presents a wealth of information that words alone couldn’t match and that most people will not have seen before.

The story of the artists, the drawings they made and the industry that published them is fascinating, but are these images reliable historical documents or journalistic hyperbole?