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Poppy, by Lee Stow

Exhibition: poppies (women and war)

Sat 1 November 2014 - Sun 30 November 2014

Murray Edwards College

Murray Edwards College presents an exhibition of the latest works by documentary photographer Lee Stow, of portraits of women whose lives have been touched by war, from the First World War to the Iraq War, via other wars around the world, and of poppies, now a symbol of remembrance. There are two strands to the exhibition, and images focus on two themes:

- Poppies. From those on the First World War battlefields at Ypres, to the first fabric poppies designed to commemorate the victims of World War One and raise funds for war veterans, to white poppies – now a symbol of peace – and different coloured poppies, photographed around the world, representing diversity within humanity. These poppy images are beautiful and thought-provoking.

- Portraits of women, or their effects, representing women from Edith Cavell, a British nurse who was executed by the German army after helping Allied soldiers to escape a Belgian hospital during World War One, and Flora Sandes, a British woman who served with the Serbian army in World War One, to Rose Gentle, the mother of a British soldier who was killed in the Iraq War aged 19, and who has dedicated her life since then to campaigning against the war and providing support to other bereaved mothers. The portraits are accompanied by descriptions of each woman's personal involvement with war, every one of which is arresting in its own right.

This will be a visually stunning exhibition, with poignant images, each of which tells its own compelling story.

Supported by Arts Council England.

Cost: free

Ages: All ages

Enquiries and booking

No need to book.

The exhibition will be shown in the main walkway of Murray Edwards College, which is open to the public from 10am until 6pm every day. No booking is required. See the New Hall Art Collection webpage for more details on visiting the college.

Enquiries: Agnes Upshall Website Email: au219@cam.ac.uk

Timing

10:00am-6:00pm daily from Saturday 1 November 2014 until Sunday 30 November 2014

All times

Sat 1 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun 2 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Mon 3 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tue 4 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wed 5 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thu 6 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Fri 7 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat 8 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun 9 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Mon 10 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tue 11 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wed 12 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thu 13 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Fri 14 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat 15 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun 16 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Mon 17 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tue 18 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wed 19 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thu 20 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Fri 21 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat 22 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun 23 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Mon 24 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Tue 25 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Wed 26 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Thu 27 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Fri 28 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sat 29 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Sun 30 November 2014 10:00AM - 6:00PM

Venue

Address: Murray Edwards College
Main walkway
Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB3 0DF
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