Framing Grief: War Memorials and Public Commemoration in York 1914-25, by Bleddyn Penny
Published by Borthwick Papers/University of York in 2012, 28 pages. A5 size booklet (N5086)
This short booklet provides a brief account of the war memorials and public commemorations for the Great War, that were held during and immeadiately after the conflict. There are sections on the commemorations, publc money, the style and form of York's War Memorials, and the unveiling ceremonies.
From the introduction: War memorials are a familiar part of York's cityscape - landmarks that the city's citizens use to navigate York's streets. As they pass by, few reflect on the purpose of these war memorials, who they are intended to be for, and who most benefits from them.
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The covers are clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound