The Cartoon in Wartime Propaganda
Lord Kitchener - a French viewFougasse: 'Careless talk costs lives'This exhibition explores the role of the cartoon in wartime propaganda - to sustain civilian morale, encourage army recruitment and strengthen the relationships between Britain and her allies.
Among dozens of dramatic images, mainly drawn from the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives at King's College London, are French propaganda images from the Boer War (1899-1901) as well as artwork belonging to Edwin Embleton, who was Studio Manager at the Ministry of Information during the Second World War.
King's College Archives acknowledges the contribution of the following:
Cartoon Museum, Punch Limited, Solo Syndication, British Library of Political and Economic Science, the Trustees of the University of Manchester, Tabley House Collection, and the Cartoon Archive at the Centre for the Study of Cartoons and Caricature, University of Kent.
May 2006; September 2011
In this exhibition
- Types and Techniques
- Counter propaganda
- Allied relations