Archive for the ‘UK’ Category

Captain John Myles Wilson Merchant Mariner documents

https://twitter.com/dwalshmedia/status/1555915627558187010?s=21&t=4bjk9OxeptfeOCYU8jAeag

UK National Archives – July 24 1944

Update May 2022: The fourth-medal-received mystery solved! Grandad’s fourth medal was/is the: “War Medal 1939-1945”. I’ve included a sample. But I have yet to see it in front of my eyes and get a photograph of it. Working on it! Still in family hands.

History of 4 medals and why they would be given to someone https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/medals-decorations/details/23

https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/medals-decorations/details/11

https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/medals-decorations/details/12

https://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/medals-decorations/details/16

Unknown artist illustration in Blackie’s Encyclopedia, 1880
An academic essay on a more general topic, blogged here because of what it has to say about the uses of the honey bee – including Jake Kosek’s excellent work in the area.

Essay on the subject of the abuse of bees_ copyright_mediageode_2015

 

Photo credit: Carl Court  Art by Banksy, Steve Jobs mural at Calais refugee camp, France. 

The Question before us:

What are the potentials and limitations of social analysis of art?

Banksy essay _copyright Diane Walsh _2015

My attempt at inserting Banksy into academic analysis. What fun!