Brandon, Laura 1951–

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Brandon, Laura 1951–


Born August 26, 1951, in London, England. Education: University of Bristol, B.A. (hons.), 1973; Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, M.A., 1992; Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Ph.D., 2002.


Home—Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Office—Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Pl., Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0M8, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]


Canadian War Museum, Ottawa, Ontario, historian for art and war, 1992—.


Royal Society of Arts (fellow).


Alison Prentice Award for Women's History, Ontario Historical Society, 2006, for Pegi by Herself: The Life of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Canadian Artist.


Pegi by Herself: The Life of Pegi Nicol MacLeod, Canadian Artist, McGill-Queen's University Press (Ithaca, NY), 2005.

Art or Memorial? The Forgotten History of Canada's War Art, University of Calgary Press (Calgary, Alberta, Canada), 2006.

Art and War, I.B. Taurus (London, England), 2007.


Laura Brandon told CA: ‘I write out of personal interest and to ensure that my subjects are not lost to history and art history."