Second World War bride portraits capture ‘strength, frailty’ of women who left home for love - News Summed Up

Second World War bride portraits capture ‘strength, frailty’ of women who left home for love


Artist Bev Tosh, the daughter of a Royal New Zealand Air Force pilot and his Canadian war bride, has painted over 150 war bride portraits and looks through some at her studio in Calgary, Alta. She holds the original photo her mother that inspired her to painted the portraits of war brides. One of those women was Kay Patterson, an English war bride whose Kiwi husband was killed in action, but who chose to travel to New Zealand with their young son after the war. Artist Bev Tosh, the daughter of a Royal New Zealand Air Force pilot and his Canadian war bride, has painted over 150 war bride portraits and looks through some at her studio in Calgary, Alta. Artist Bev Tosh, the daughter of a Royal New Zealand Air Force pilot and his Canadian war bride, has painted over 150 war bride portraits and looks through some at her studio.


Source: thestar November 08, 2018 22:18 UTC



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