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War Properganda 1914-18: Press and People
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* Report from The Illustrated London News advertising an exhibition of government war paintings, July 1917
(PRO ref: ZPER 34/151)
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* PRO ref: ZPER 34/151; report on exhibition of government war paintings, July 1917 *
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Look carefully at this source and consider what it tells you about propaganda produced by the people and the press. You should consider:
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* This picture is a reproduction of a picture commissioned from an artist by the government. Is it a piece of propaganda? *
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