Australia’s War Art Scheme – an essay by Margaret Hutchinson

Margaret Hutchison, History Lecturer in ACU’s School of Arts in Brisbane, writes in The Conversation about Australia’s war art scheme in World War I, highlighting examples of the art of Will Dyson, George Lambert, Will Longstaff, Septimus Power, James Quinn, Iso Rae, Ellis Silas and Arthur Streeton; many of whom were stationed at the front and tasked with creating art on the battlefield.

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