Great War Portraits blog

A Real 'War Horse' from Loughborough

A Story from 1940. "Songster the Oldest Horse in the Army. And with its passing the country has lost its oldest warhorse, the Leicestershire Yeomanry has lost a faithful animal which had endeared itself to the unit.

War Horse - The Real Stories

The film War Horse has reminded me of the veterans featured in Great War Portraits who had experiences with horses during the First World War. 'Smiler' Marshall and 'Robbie' Burns recall their harrowing experiences during the Great War.

©Keith Collman 2012

Downton Abbey – How will it deal with the Great War?

How Downton Abbey portrays the Great War will define it either as an historical drama or just a period soap opera.

Journey's End - A Must See Classic

Currently on a UK tour is R. C. Sherriff’s WW1 play ‘Journey’s End’, I’ve just seen it at The Duke of York’s Theatre in London.

Great War Portraits - Goes East

After receiving a mention on the Polish Pentax Users website GWP has shipped copies to Poland and the Czech Republic.

Stanley Clayton - Royal Engineers

Great War Survivors - Talk by Keith Collman, 20 July 2011

Thank you very much for your talk at Mill Green Museum last night - it was splendid!

Keith Collman interviewed by the Visiosophia Website

Keith Collman has been interviewed about Great War Portraits and his photography by Wojtek Kutyla for the photographic website Visiosophia.

The final lap - printed sheets arrive

The moment of truth, the printed sheets have arrived, called f&gs (folded and gathered) essentially the book pages prior to binding.

Display Banner

As well as the A6 mailers I've designed a roller banner that I can use on promotional events.

Great War Portraits display banner

Great War Portraits Mailer

To help in the promotion of the book I've designed a A6 (postcard) mailer. This promotes the web site and the download of the FREE PDF of the book.

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