Entry: [images] evacuación. Wednesday, August 11, 2004













Verso:
  Este dibujo es la evacuacion de mi madre mi hermano y yo cuando ibamos para santander. Y los cañones lanzaban obuses que incendiaban el monte Arraiz. Luisa Rodriguez (niña), 11 años, De Bilbao, Colonia infantil de Bayona (Francia) [This drawing is the evacuation of my mother my brother and I when we left for Santander. And the cannons shot shells that burned the Arraiz mountain. Luisa Rodriguez (girl), age 11, From Bilbao, Children's Camp of Bayonne (France)].



Fuente: [they still draw pictures]
THEY STILL DRAW PICTURES
CHILDREN'S ART IN WARTIME FROM THE SPANISH CIVIL WAR TO KOSOVO


"A drawing or a painting is a soul's message," Robert Coles observes. "The point is to demonstrate what has been imagined or, yes, witnessed … [and] for us to be shown something by certain boys and girls who become our teachers." They Still Draw Pictures collects and comments on a cross-section of children's art produced in wartime, with particular focus on the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).

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