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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.

  • After A Push

    After A Push

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

    Art.IWM ART 519

    image: A scarred battlefield covered with water-filled shell craters and barbed wire. There are a number of explosions of smoke and earth on the horizon where shells have landed.

  • The Observation Post : 'No reply, Sir . . . Line cut again'

    The Observation Post : 'No reply, Sir . . . Line cut again'

    (art) Made by: Holiday, Gilbert

    Art.IWM ART 185

    image: an observation post in a trench. An infantry officer stands by the parapet holding a pair of binoculars, looking down at an infantryman, who sits on the firestep attempting to communicate to headquarters via telephone.

  • The Sahara of War: Nieuport Sand-dunes

    The Sahara of War: Nieuport Sand-dunes

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M

    Art.IWM ART 4753

    image: landscape view of the entrances to two dugouts built into high sand dunes, with barbed wire above.

  • Brigade Headquarters: Signallers and Linesmen

    Brigade Headquarters: Signallers and Linesmen

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1888

    image: a group of stylised figures installing communication lines outside a Brigade Headquarters housed in a dugout. Light shines down on the scene from the left illuminating one side of the figures.

  • Gunners. Turning Out for an SOS. Battery action at night

    Gunners. Turning Out for an SOS. Battery action at night

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1171

    image: a group of gunners of the Royal Field Artillery hurriedly emerging from a dugout, still dressing as they run towards a battery firing into the distance. A Sergeant stands to the left of the composition, holding a torch in his hand shining down at...

  • Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    Life in the Trenches: Sketch B

    (art) Made by: Jones, David 1936

    Art.IWM ART 15123

    Image: Three British infantrymen stand and sit in a deep front line trench. The trench is thoroughly constructed, with duckboards along it and sandbags on the parapet. A few shattered tree stumps and barbed wire are visible on a small section of No Man...

  • A Lewis Gun: Anti-aircraft Pit

    A Lewis Gun: Anti-aircraft Pit

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART 2703

    image: a British soldier stands next to a mounted Lewis gun in an anti-aircraft pit dug into the ground, looking up at a biplane in the sky with a pair of binoculars. Immediately to the right of him is the entrance to a dug-out with a corrugated iron...

  • Front Line Trench, Near St. Yves, Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    Front Line Trench, Near St. Yves, Ploegsteert Wood, May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05

    Art.IWM ART 4785

    image: a view along a deep front line trench running through part of Ploegsteert Wood, with the firestep and parapet along the left.

  • Huts near Hyde Park Corner, Ploegsteert Wood, June 18th 1915

    Huts near Hyde Park Corner, Ploegsteert Wood, June 18th 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-06-18

    Art.IWM ART 4805

    image: a view of a single-storey hut constructed from trunks of wood and with a similarly assembled walkway before it. There is an open hatch for a window to the left and an open doorway further along.

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