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  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Spring in the Trenches, Ridge Wood, 1917

    Spring in the Trenches, Ridge Wood, 1917

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1154

    image: Three British soldiers waiting in a trench. One stands leaning against the wall of the trench, another sits on a step resting one arm behind his head. The third stands up looking out over the broken landscape beyond. There are the remains of a...

  • The Broken Transept: St Martin's, Ypres

    The Broken Transept: St Martin's, Ypres

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M

    Art.IWM ART 4755

    image: a view of the war damaged ruined tower and transept of St Martin's cathedral in Ypres; small figures are sketched in the left foreground.

  • 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.

  • Evening, After A Push

    Evening, After A Push

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1210

    image: The original line, which the advancing army leaves behind in its forward movement, remains desolate and encumbered with the debris of battle. A dead German soldier lies at the foot of a smashed tree trunk while British soldiers holding rifles...

  • The Mule Track

    The Mule Track

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1153

    image: The view across a battlefield undergoing heavy bombardment. The shattered landscape is disected by an angular duckboard path, along which a mule train is travelling, their small figues just visible in the distance. The animals rear and panic at a...

  • The Ypres Salient at Night

    The Ypres Salient at Night

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1145

    image: A night scene showing three soldiers on the fire step of a trench surprised by a brilliant star shell lighting up the view over the battlefield. On the left there is a flooded shell-hole, beyond which stand three other soldiers, overlooked by a...

  • Wire

    Wire

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2705

    Image: a devastated landscape, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes. A shattered tree stands to the right, the tree and the whole foreground dominated by a dense web of barbed wire. The sky is a dramatic contrast between white and purplish red coloured...