John Singer Sargent’s portrait of “Mrs. Charles Thursby” (circa 1897-1898)— includes characteristics of the “new woman,” a term applied to women at the turn of the 19th century who demanded greater voice and a place in the public sphere
British World War Two propaganda artworks released on Wikipedia
Original Second World War artworks produced as propaganda for the Ministry of Information have gone online and are now freely available on Wikimedia Commons. More than 350 pieces have gone online so far, but there are plans to digitise the entire collection of almost 2,000 art works. We present a selection here.