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  • Somme

    Somme

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5883

    image: Two sets of British soldiers on horseback pull field guns and limbers along a track from left to right through a bomb damaged wood on the Somme. In the right foreground are two graves marked with crosses, next to a water-filled shell hole to the...

  • A Battery Shelled

    A Battery Shelled

    (art) Made by: Lewis, Percy Wyndham 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2747

    image: Three officers stand to the left of the composition beside a pile of ammunition boxes. Each looks in a different direction. One has his back to the viewer and looks out over the scene of the painting. There are marionette-like figures moving over...

  • The Menin Road

    The Menin Road

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2242

    image: A devastated battlefield pocked with rain-filled shell-holes, flooded trenches and shattered trees lit by unearthly beams of light from an apocalyptic sky. Two figures pick their way along a tree-lined road, the road punctuated by shell-holes and...

  • Artillery Observation : BE2c machines over Hooge ranging British guns by means of wireless telegraphy, 1915

    Artillery Observation : BE2c machines over Hooge ranging British guns by means of wireless telegraphy, 1915

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1920

    Art.IWM ART 2920

    image: BE2c aircraft of the Royal Flying Corps fly above the clouds amidst the small puffs of artillery fire. A small section of the landscape is visible far below the cloud line.

  • Over the Lines

    Over the Lines

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 515

    image: An aerial view over a battle-scarred landscape, with a village, roads and the lines of trenches visible below. A British biplane is shown in flight with white puffs of anti-aircraft fire around it.

  • We are Making a New World

    We are Making a New World

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1146

    image: The view over a desolate landscape with shattered trees, the earth a mass of shell holes. The sun hangs high in the sky, beams of light shining down through heavy, earth-coloured clouds.

  • Untitled

    Untitled

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5885

    image: A column of horses and British soldiers transporting field guns and limbers move along a muddy road towards the artist. The road runs through a desolate, bomb-damaged landscape and is lined by a few bare tree stumps. A cart wrecked by artillery...

  • Les Routes de France

    Les Routes de France

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5886

    image: A column of horse drawn field gun teams with limbers move along a muddy road. A group of British infantry also march along the road in the immediate foreground. The surrounding landscape is desolate and scarred by the effects of artillery and the...

  • 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.

  • Army Reconnaissance

    Army Reconnaissance

    (art) Made by: Wyllie, Harold 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2754

    image: An aerial view of aircraft flying over the landscape. In the left foreground is a German Fokker E.III monoplane, with other aircraft in the centre of the composition surrounded by puffs of smoke caused by anti-aircraft fire. A river is visible in...

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