Images of World War I

David Nicholson


Region:
South East
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Type:
Hobby
Fee:
Paid: £50 plus 40p per mile travel expenses
Category:
History
Updated:
13th May 2022
Tagged:
Art Appreciation

We look at mainly British art and artists from the First World War. This looks at the official, and sometimes not so official, war artists on the battlefields of the Western Front and beyond. Their history is sometimes very conservative but also can be salacious. We also look at other Allied countries artists including Australia, Canada and the United States as well as the home based artists that included some of the early women artists..

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About David Nicholson

I am now retired after a varied career that started in the military but ended in financial services. Throughout I have had, and retained, a love of history, especially military history. As a result I have read widely on the subject but retain a special interest in the American Civil War. In retirement I have, over the last five years, written and presented talks through Microsoft PowerPoint. Essentially the subject matter is what interests me and from that interest grows the presentation. I believe that any talk needs to be well illustrated so that there is a natural flow to what is being discussed, after all it has been said that a picture is worth a thousand words.

My talks can be tailored to as short as 45 minutes but where there is a more complex subject they can run for up to 90 minutes.

My other great interest is travel and photography. This has allowed me to create presentation based upon my travels to some of the more exotic places in the world such as Bhutan, Nepal and Peru.

For calculation of travel expenses I live between Woking and Weybridge.


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