Monday, March 31, 2008

MOD Art Collection

This is the official website of the British Ministry of Defence art collection, a collection containing art relevant to the experience and history of the British Armed Forces.
The main page contains a concise 500-word profile of the collection. There is also a short article on conservation efforts, and details of the collection of architectural drawings. There are also image galleries such as 12 images of works by war artists (accompanied by short scholarly texts), and similar annotated galleries for: Portraits; Battles; Exploration; Clocks; Engravings; and Miscellaneous. There are also external Web links to those with similar military collections, such as the Imperial War Museum, Royal Naval Museum, National Army Museum, and the Royal Air Force Museum.
Access: Free