The lecture in September was given by Dr Neil Ballantyne and was about the exhibition “Brushes with War” which is currently in Kelvingrove. The aim of the exhibition is to tell the story of the First World War through sketches and drawings made by ordinary soldiers. Most of these come from the collection of Joel Parkinson, director of the World War History and Art museum in Alliance , Ohio.
Rats’, by Gunner Mears (British Army) in 1916.
Joel Parkinson, © WWHAM (World War History and Art Museum).