Bristol 2014 The City And Conflict From The First World War To The Present Day
Bristol 2014 is part of the First World War Centenary Partnership
Bristol 2014 is supported by:
It is coordinated by Bristol Cultural Development Partnership.
Moved by Conflict: Object 7: Old Bill
Old Bill was a character created by cartoonist Bruce Bairnsfather in 1914-15. He was an elderly, moustachioed pipe-smoking British ‘Tommy’ and was very popular during the First World War. This bust was reputed to have been made to fix to a car bonnet. (ref TD5398)
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