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  • Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 182

    image: a view across the bomb damaged remains of Ypres in Belgium. The heavily damaged towers of the famous Cloth Hall rise up behind the dark roofs of the surrounding houses.

  • 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...

  • Sanctuary Wood

    Sanctuary Wood

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5884

    image: A view across the desolate bomb-damaged landscape of Sanctuary Wood near Ypres in Belgium. The wood has been reduced to a collection of bare tree stumps and the muddy ground is littered with shell holes, which are filled with rain water.

  • Near Hell-Fire Corner, Menin Road, Ypres

    Near Hell-Fire Corner, Menin Road, Ypres

    (art) Made by: Mackey, Haydn Reynolds

    Art.IWM ART 3794

    image: A view along a section of the Menin Road near the notorious Hell Fire Corner, the junction of the Menin Road and the Ypres-Roulers railway kept under constant observation by German artillery. There are trees on either side of the road that have...

  • Ypres. The Lille Gate

    Ypres. The Lille Gate

    (art) Made by: Holden, WFC 1919

    Art.IWM ART 17279

    image: a view of the bomb damaged Lille Gate on the edge of the town centre of Ypres in Belgium. The gate and fortified city wall are scarred by previous artillery fire, a bridge leading from the gate across a moat to the left foreground. Bare tree...

  • East Entrance, St Martin's Cathedral, Ypres

    East Entrance, St Martin's Cathedral, Ypres

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M

    Art.IWM ART 4758

    image: a ruined wall and doorway to the cathedral, with rubble scattered around and the remains of the main section of the building in the background.

  • From Ypres Ramparts

    From Ypres Ramparts

    (art) Made by: Mudie-Cooke, Olive

    Art.IWM ART 5392

    image: a view across the devastated Belgian landscape outside of the city walls of Ypres. A road runs from the left foreground into the distance to the right, lined with bare and bomb damaged tree stumps. The remainder is largely featureless mud.

  • The Battlefield of Ypres

    The Battlefield of Ypres

    (art) Made by: Cameron, David Y 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2626

    image: A view across the desolate battlefield of Ypres. Flooded bomb craters are surrounded by small islands of mud. The remnants of a row of trees still line a road that runs across the centre of the composition into the distance in the top right. To...

  • In the Ypres Sector. An Infantry Duck-board Track being Shelled by the Germans

    In the Ypres Sector. An Infantry Duck-board Track being Shelled by the Germans

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1170

    image: a group of British soldiers caught in an explosion as they make their way along a duckboard. The boards writhe from the force of the explosion throwing the men to the sides and onto the ground. The remains of two trees are on other side of the...

  • A Bombed Bridge Near Ypres

    A Bombed Bridge Near Ypres

    (art) Made by: Holden, WFC 1919

    Art.IWM ART 17287

    image: a landscape view across water to a wooden bridge damaged at its centre, with blasted trees and buildings beyond. The right side of the composition is filled by a bastion of Ypres's city wall with a doorway opening into its interior.

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