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  • The Soldier

    The Soldier

    (art) Made by: Crosbie, William 1943

    Art.IWM ART 16838

    image: a soldier lying on the ground, entangled in barbed wire. Behind him is a broken tree trunk and a seascape with gulls flying overhead.

  • FIDO in Operation

    FIDO in Operation

    (art) Made by: Sorrell, Alan 1945

    Art.IWM ART LD 5593

    image: A runway at night, with fires burning down the sides. An aircraft is landing. The moon is visible through the clouds.

  • Dove of Peace

    Dove of Peace

    (art) Made by: Henrion, Frederic Henri Kay 1944

    Art.IWM ART 15760

    image: a large stylised dove of peace, holding an olive branch in its beak, swoops over the British mainland.

  • Into the Carapace

    Into the Carapace

    (art) Made by: Stevenson, Paul 1982

    Art.IWM ART 16197

    image: an RAF airman with false legs, a loose representation of Douglas Bader, stands before the rear of an RAF aircraft. The airman holds his left false leg up to the side above his waist, with his left arm out in similar fashion. The two wheels of the...

  • Coldstream Irish and Welsh Guards : in a gymnasium

    Coldstream Irish and Welsh Guards : in a gymnasium

    (art) Made by: Gross, Anthony

    Art.IWM ART LD 44

    image: soldiers of the Coldstream, Irish and Welsh Guards dressed in gym kit are engaged in organised physical exercise within a large gymnasium. They are supervised by instructors and a uniformed Sergeant.

  • "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    "Can Spring Be Far Behind?", 1940

    (art) Made by: ARMSTRONG, JOHN 1940

    Art.IWM ART LD 6389

    image: a surreal landscape. In the foreground are the ruins of bombed buildings. Behind these, in a complete contrast of scale, a white tulip towers, growing from an arid soil.

  • Picketed Aircraft

    Picketed Aircraft

    (art) Made by: Sutherland, Graham 1943

    Art.IWM ART LD 6178

    image: two Handley-Page Hampden bombers standing in a green field with a copse of trees in the background. A shaft of sunlight catches the trees and the tail end of one of the aircraft.

  • Pack Transport Advancing over Mountainous Country

    Pack Transport Advancing over Mountainous Country

    (art) Made by: Blyth, Robert Henderson

    Art.IWM ART LD 2688

    image: A long procession of horses being led by men across mountains. The procession disappears off into the distance. In the foreground there are three soldiers in greatcoats. Two stand and one sits on the grass. They are surrounded by mist.

  • Wimpy at Dawn, Chaklala, December 1942

    Wimpy at Dawn, Chaklala, December 1942

    (art) Made by: Briton (?), P 1942

    Art.IWM ART 15370

    image: a British Vickers Wellington bomber, nicknamed 'Wimpy', silhouetted in black against a dawn sky. The sun is breaking over the horizon, with white clouds above.

  • A Commanding Officer

    A Commanding Officer

    (art) Made by: Blyth, Robert Henderson 1942

    Art.IWM ART LD 2687

    image: a commanding officer, who appears to be talking on the phone, at work alone at a desk, in an illuminated tent viewed from the outside at night. There are other tents and trees in the background.