Varying Perspectives in World War I: Claire Warsek

What message were these artists trying to send back home?

A French soldier playing a trumpet in front of a sunset. Artist is displaying this picture with the tone of bravery, patriotism, and pride, meant to inspire people to support the war and victory.
This is a woman saying goodbye to her husband as he goes off to war. The caption of the photo shows that the woman believes her husband will come back and that he will be safe.
This picture shows a couple of nurses talking and laughing with soldiers. The artist is trying to send the message that the war was not all bad and there was still happiness to be found
The artist is trying to depict that even though the soldiers were ruthless during the war, they still had hearts and wanted to play with the children.
The artist is showing two soldiers hiding in a dugout. The photo is meant to symbolize how the soldiers are stuck in a tunnel and can't get out, much like soldiers not being able to get out of the war.
This painting tries to capture the pride that soldiers felt serving their country and sends the message home that the soldiers are doing a good thing, supporting enlisting in the army
This painting obviously appears very somber, it displays the great loss that came with the war. It is sending a message home of the monumental destruction that the war caused.
This painting gives all sides and perspectives of the war, from the soldiers that died and are buried underground to higher powers. It shows both the causes and results of the war, shed with a negative light
This photograph of a woman serving in the army and smiling as if she is proud of herself an happy where she is, helps support the idea of more soldiers enlisting
This long road that continues into the distance was meant to symbolize the war and how no one was sure how long it was going to last, but from the present it looked like it would go on forever.
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