Jacques Bonsergent by Peter Reid
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Bonsergent’s death occurred almost seventy years ago, perhaps murder would be a better choice of word, and although the poster is not in the strictest sense an art form I think that the manner of his death is the highest example of pureness of spirit and moral courage and deserves the widest possible publication and acknowledgement.

The poster is on display in a small glass cabinet on the exterior wall of the Mairie in the village of Malestroit, Brittany and as far as I am aware has been so since shortly after the end of WW2, in order that his memory shall continue to be honoured.

If you are unsure of the translation please Email me and I will be happy to send you further detail.

I make no claim on copyright, if you wish to download this image please feel free.

Peter Reid retired from teaching in 2002 and returned to university, achieving MA photography. Since then he has traveled throughout Europe researching on two fronts; The photographer’s Human Rights and Gothic Architecture. He holds Associate membership of the Royal Photographic Society and is a past member of The Royal Musical Society. In 2012 he was successful at ABRSM grade 3 Piano, and now grade 4 beckons.

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