Photo Friday: The original trench coat

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This week is your last chance to visit the “Over by Christmas?  Life in Liverpool during the First World War” joint exhibition presented by the Liverpool Libraries Together partnership.

The exhibition is split across five different sites – Liverpool Central Library, Victoria Gallery & Museum and the Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool, The City of Liverpool College, and the Aldham Robarts Library at LJMU.  Further information can be found on the Libraries Together website.

 

 

 

 

 

There are also three public talks this week at Liverpool University;

Tuesday 23rd September, 4pm

Talk about a Lost World, talk about the end of the World, talk about the Night Land: World War One and the Literature of the Fantastic

Andy Sawyer, Science Fiction Collections Librarian, University of Liverpool

Taylor Room, Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool, Chatham Street Free of charge: booking advisable

Wednesday 24 September, 4pm

Facing the past: remembering and commemorating the First World War

Dr Kay Chadwick , Department of French, University of Liverpool

Taylor Room, Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool, Chatham Street Free of charge: booking advisable

Friday 26 September, 6pm

Bread and Jam and Resurrection: Stanley Spencer’s War Art

Leggate Theatre, Victoria Gallery & Museum, University of Liverpool

Dr Alexandra Harris, Department of English, University of Liverpool

This talk will be followed by a wine reception in the Waterhouse Café at 7pm

Free of charge: booking essential online at https://stanleyspencer.eventbrite.co.uk

The archives and special collections on display provide an overview of life in Liverpool between 1914 and 1918, revealing some of the experiences and views of the people who lived, worked and studied here.

For further information about these events, please contact University of Liverpool Special Collections and Archives

 

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