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The Imagery of War

Tuesday - Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00 | Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays: 12:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th December to 27th December 2021 and 31st December 2021 to 1st January 2022 inclusive closed Gallery closures and collection updates

Victories celebrated, heroes honoured, the fallen remembered, the nation rallied – the portrayal of warfare in its different facets has challenged artists over many generations. This exhibition explores the depiction of war in medallic art. Official gallantry and campaign medals from the Lester Watson collection are juxtaposed with commemorative medals and other material.

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