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  • Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    Cartoon For Heavy Artillery (No 2274)

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4026

    image: a preparatory drawing on canvas for Gill's large painting 'Heavy Artillery', depicting a busy scene of British soldiers in an artillery position. A gun crew move shells to a 9.2 heavy howitzer on the left, another man sitting...

  • Observation of Fire

    Observation of Fire

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2297

    image: Three Royal Artillery observation officers survey battery fire on a battlefield from a trench in the foreground. One officer sits in the trench using a field telephone whilst the two other officers observe the artillery fire by looking out over...

  • A Howitzer Firing

    A Howitzer Firing

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1152

    image: A scene with four British artillerymen firing a Howitzer gun. They stand beneath a canopy of camoflage netting. To the right a blast of light erupts from the muzzle of the gun, and the men on the left shield their faces from the brightness.

  • Heavy Artillery

    Heavy Artillery

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2274

    image: A view of a heavy artillery position. A fallen crucifix lies in the far left, next to three soldiers who aim and prepare to fire a camouflaged heavy gun. Below and to the right of them a soldier sits cross-legged sewing. Close to him are two...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-03-13

    Q 8559

    Two 13 pounder (13pdr), 9 Hundredweight (9cwt) anti-aircraft guns on a Mark IV Motor Lorry Mounting and Peerless Lorries seen in action at Cambrin, 13 March, 1918.

  • A Battery Position in a Wood

    A Battery Position in a Wood

    (art) Made by: Lewis, Percy Wyndham 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1672

    image: The scene of an artillery position. Several soldiers stand smoking in the foreground. Behind them is a dugout where two more soldiers appear to be emerging. On the mound above this is a camouflaged position with a crowd of men concealed beneath....

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1917-12

    Q 8346

    Officers of the Royal Artillery with their Christmas mail bag, December 1917,

  • A Heavy Gun near Arras

    A Heavy Gun near Arras

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3032

    image: a heavy gun, covered with camouflage netting and attached to a wheeled limber, is pulled by a tractor along a road running across the composition. A lone British infantryman holding a rifle walks behind. Several trees line the road, and the roof...

  • Moving Up

    Moving Up

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5888

    image: A column of horse drawn field gun teams with limbers move along a muddy road on their way to the battle front in wet conditions. A few British infantrymen wearing waterproof capes stand by the road in the left foreground. The surrounding landscape...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: McLellan, David (Second Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1918-03-13

    Q 8556

    Artillerymen of an anti-aircraft battery using a mekometer. The second man is in touch by telephone with the guns at St. Vaast, 13th March 1918.

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