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  • A German Gunners Shelter, Warlencourt

    A German Gunners Shelter, Warlencourt

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2965

    image: A view along a trench from underneath a camouflage net. Stone and shards of wood lie on the ground, and there is a white topped hill visible in the distance.

  • Fraternity


    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E 1920

    Art.IWM ART 3070

    image: A scene with three soldiers standing amongst the rubble of a bombed building. The background seems quite abstract in comparison to their figures. Two of the soldiers, the one on the left looking much younger than the others, tilt their heads close...

  • Erecting a Camouflage Tree

    Erecting a Camouflage Tree

    (art) Made by: Underwood, G C Léon 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2283

    image: A group of men erecting a 'camouflage tree'. The soldier standing at the top centre of the composition appears to be directing the others about their work. many of the soldiers are stripped naked to the waist, and the rest wear...

  • A Highlander Passing a Grave

    A Highlander Passing a Grave

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2995

    image: A soldier from a Highland regiment standing on a mound of white chalky soil against a dark blue sky. He holds his rifle in his right hand, and looks down at a grave marked with a cross on the left. There is another marked grave in the distance.

  • Albert - Bapaume Road, 1918

    Albert - Bapaume Road, 1918

    (art) Made by: Carline, Richard C 1918

    Art.IWM ART 6344

    image: A view of a section of the Albert-Bapaume road and the surrounding landscape in the Somme region of northern France. A convoy of military lorries drive along the road. The surrounding land is bomb damaged, which has exposed some of the chalky soil...

  • The Vision of St George over the Battlefield

    The Vision of St George over the Battlefield

    (art) Made by: Hassall, John 1915-10-01

    Art.IWM ART 15600

    image: Two British soldiers in a shallow trench, one with his back to the viewer, the other in profile. They stare out over No Man's Land in disbelief at a vision of St George in the sky. The saint is mounted on a horse and the ground beneath is...

  • A Gunners' Shelter in a Trench, Thiepval

    A Gunners' Shelter in a Trench, Thiepval

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2963

    image: A view along a deserted trench, with the doorway to a dugout on the corner. The floor of the trench is littered with debris, both German and British helmets, fragments of clothing, stones, and shards of wood. Patches of blue sky are visible...

  • A Grenadier Guardsman

    A Grenadier Guardsman

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3045

    image: A half-length portrait of a British soldier set against a deep blue sky. He sits in full kit, his arms resting on his thighs, his rifle gripped firmly in his hands.

  • My Work Room, Cassel

    My Work Room, Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-06-11

    Art.IWM ART 2967

    image: The interior of the artists bedroom, with an unmade bed and personal belongings set around on the floor. These include the sheepskin gilet worn by Orpen in his self portrait 'Ready to Start', a tin helmet, and artist's portfolio.

  • 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...