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  • Soldiers and a Cannon

    Soldiers and a Cannon

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 6474

    image: a French artillery team manoeuvre a heavy gun into a prepared position. Two men to the left adjust the elevation of the gun's barrel, whilst men at either end of the gun manoeuvre it with large rods. The position is well sandbagged and there...

  • Gun Preparation

    Gun Preparation

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien

    Art.IWM ART 15596

    image: a view of a heavy howitzer mounted on a purpose built railway carriage. French gunners busy themselves on the gun platform, whilst others carry equipment, including two men lifting a large narrow box, possibly containing shells. Smoke rises from...

  • The Guns

    The Guns

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien

    Art.IWM ART 15595

    image: a side on view of a huge heavy artillery gun mounted on a railway carriage. The French gun team are busy making adjustments to the barrel's elevation, whilst other French soldiers stand before the railway track. In the background another...

  • Company Lines by a Church, France c.1915

    Company Lines by a Church, France c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 12

    image: there is a line of buildings on either side of the composition, leading up to a church with a spire. A small cluster of tall trees stands on the left, with barrels and a few wheeled carts beside them.

  • Defences made from Barrels in a French Farmyard c.1915

    Defences made from Barrels in a French Farmyard c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 10

    image: in the foreground, on either side of the composition, there are two mounds of debris, with barrels stacked on top of one another. There are several red-bricked buildings in the background.

  • A Devastated Village, France c.1915

    A Devastated Village, France c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 11

    image: a view of a heavily bomb damaged French village. Barbed wire crosses the foreground with a tree to the right. Further back are the shells of several bombed houses, with rubble on the ground.

  • Fouquescourt c.1915

    Fouquescourt c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 1

    image: three fully equipped French infantrymen in horizon blue uniforms stand in the empty ruined remains of a church. The ruined building has been cleared of debris, leaving just the shell of the former building with further ruins beyond. Further back...

  • Château Rignant de l'Isle 1914

    Château Rignant de l'Isle 1914

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1914

    Art.IWM ART 16510 6

    image: a view of a grand looking chateau on the walled bank of a river or waterway.

  • Ham

    Ham

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 3

    image: a view of the large bomb damaged chateau in the Somme town of Ham. To the right a group of workers sort through rubble and masonry, while another group of workers stands before the entrance to the chateau on the left. A tower of the building still...

  • La Sortie d'une Piece, 3 Septembre 1914

    La Sortie d'une Piece, 3 Septembre 1914

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1914

    Art.IWM ART 16510 4

    image: a French gun team attempt to manhandle a heavy artillery gun, without the aid of a horse drawn limber, in front of the large arched entrance of a fort. A parked car stands to the right. Through the arch can be seen an identical archway set further...

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