Saturday, May 18, 2013

Online Collection of Soviet War Posters at the University of Nottingham

Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham (in collaboration with Web Technologies and the Department of Russian and Slavonic Studies), have created a website for the display of its collection of Soviet war posters, curated by Cynthia Marsh, Emeritus Professor of Russian Drama and Literature:

The online exhibition examines the creation, intentions and use of the posters in great detail. Each poster is placed within ‘stories’ to provide context and simple routes through the site in a horizontal layout echoing the experience when visiting a real exhibition. They are featured full screen with hotspots and side panels providing information on the war context, design, artists and writers involved in their creation, giving a broad historical commentary. Audio (readings of the verse featured on some of the posters) and video (interviews with various members of the team) are also being added.

Eleonora Nicchiarelli
Digital Development Officer
Manuscripts and Special Collections
University of Nottingham
King's Meadow Campus
Lenton Lane
Tel: 0115 84 68649


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