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  • The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    The Dance of Death - Death Awed

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (2)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, stands on a duckboard in a flooded battlefield, looking at a pair of boots sited in a puddle to the left. The boots contain remnants of flesh and shattered bone.

  • The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (4)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, watches a British infantryman gasping for air. The soldier lies on his front, clutching at the edges of the shell-hole he has fallen into. He is wearing a gas-mask as clouds of poison gas...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    The Dance of Death - Death Intoxicated

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (7)

    image: the scene of a battle showing a British infantryman wearing a gas mask, poised to bayonet a German soldier emerging from a trench on the left of the composition. The German is unarmed and has his back to his assailant. Death, personified as a...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Marches

    The Dance of Death - Death Marches

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (3)

    image: a column of British infantrymen march along a road in rows of four, seen from a slightly elevated angle. Marching alongside them is Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak.

  • The Dance of Death - Death Refuses

    The Dance of Death - Death Refuses

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (6)

    image: a scene showing the bottom of a dark trench. A dying British infantryman lies entangled with his dying companion, both wearing gas masks. He raises his arm in supplication towards the departing figure of Death, dressed in a cloak, who turns his...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Waits

    The Dance of Death - Death Waits

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (1)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in drapery, sits pensively on the edge of a front line trench defended with barbed wire.

  • Blood and Iron

    Blood and Iron

    (art) Made by: Butler, Charles Ernest 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6492

    image: In the foreground Christ nurses a dying woman who holds a child. Above them is Kaiser Wilhelm seated on horseback with the Angel of Death at his shoulder. There are German troops behing him. The Kaiser has a haunted but defiant expression, immune...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Forbids

    The Dance of Death - Death Forbids

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (5)

    image: a British infantryman lies pinned by a fallen tree, his hand raised in an attempt to attract the attention of his comrades, three of whom are disappearing into the far left distance. Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, reaches out...