Archive Blog – May 2015

Victory in Europe!

Victory, 1945

This Friday, 8 May, marks the 70th anniversary of VE Day (Victory in Europe Day). Although it was not the end of the war altogether – fighting would continue in the Far East and Pacific until Japan’s surrender in August 1945 – after six years of war in which millions had died, VE Day was at least – as Winston Churchill phrased it – a ‘day off’. Continue reading “Archive Blog – May 2015”

Archive Blog – February 2015

Introducing the William Scott Archive

L-R Robert, James, Mary and William Scott, 1954

Welcome to the William Scott Archive blog!

The William Scott Archive includes photographs, sketchbooks, diaries, letters, papers, artworks, objects and artefacts relating to the artist William Scott RA. It is a rich resource which reveals much, not only about Scott but also about his contemporaries and 20th century art in general. Continue reading “Archive Blog – February 2015”