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  • The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    The Road to Arras: Looking across the Arras Road, Mt St Eloi and the Vimy Ridge

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3014

    Image: a view of the Arras road with a column of British infantry marching from the left of the composition. The road is bordered by ridges on either side, with the entrances of several dug-outs on the far side. The tower of the old abbey of Mont-Saint-...

  • A Garden At Mametz

    A Garden At Mametz

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 183

    Image: a view across a severely bomb damaged village garden. In the foreground is a narrow trench or gully, with a ruined building to the left. The ground is a mess of rubble, with a few bare tree stumps.

  • Life in the Trenches: Sketch A

    Life in the Trenches: Sketch A

    (art) Made by: Jones, David 1936

    Art.IWM ART 15122

    Image: A line of British infantrymen walk along the duckboards in the bottom of a front line trench. No Man's Land is visible beyond the trench, with several explosions from shell fire.

  • Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    (art) Made by: Jones, David 1936

    Art.IWM ART 15123

    Image: Three British infantrymen stand and sit in a deep front line trench. The trench is thoroughly constructed, with duckboards along it and sandbags on the parapet. A few shattered tree stumps and barbed wire are visible on a small section of No Man...

  • Cosmo Clark

    Cosmo Clark

    (art) Made by: Horne, A E

    Art.IWM ART 17021

    image: a full-length caricature of Cosmo Clark in uniform with his hands on his hips.

  • Crashed Aeroplane

    Crashed Aeroplane

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1610

    Image: a view over fields with a crashed aircraft in the background. In the foreground two labourers gather the crop into bundles. The woman ties the sheaf, while the man works with a long handled scythe. They are both bent over their work, unheeding the...

  • Sunrise, Inverness Copse

    Sunrise, Inverness Copse

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 724

    Image: a view over a devastated Western Front landscape at Inverness Copse, near Ypres in Belgium. The ground is a layer of thick brown mud, from which rise the trunks of shattered trees. There is a lake beyond the copse, and a bright sun rising over the...

  • A Street in Arras

    A Street in Arras

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1607

    Image: Scottish infantrymen resting against the exterior wall of a shell-damaged building. The composition is divided between the view into the coach house, and the scene in the street. The hole blasted into the wall shows the remains of a carriage lying...

  • The Interior of a Hospital Tent

    The Interior of a Hospital Tent

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1611

    Image: the interior of a hospital tent with campbeds lining the side. Many of the beds are occupied and covered with brown or red blankets. One soldier lies propped up on pillows reading, another sleeps turned on his side the light from the open tent...

  • A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    A Wrecked Sugar Refinery

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1612

    Image: a view of a heavily bomb damaged sugar refinery that has been reduced to a pile of collapsed and twisted metal and wood.

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