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  • CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    CHEMICAL WARFARE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

    part of "LUZ (HERR) COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: German official photographer 1916-08

    Q 52843

    The First World War: German artilleryman wearing his gas mask whilst in a battery position near Les Boeufs on the Somme.

  • SERVICE OF CAPTAIN DAVID SUTHERLAND WITH THE 1/5TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

    SERVICE OF CAPTAIN DAVID SUTHERLAND WITH THE 1/5TH SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

    part of "SUTHERLAND DAVID (CAPTAIN)" (photographs) 1916

    HU 94287

    Men of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in a communication trench on the Somme.

  • Somme

    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...

  • The Big Crater

    The Big Crater

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3001

    image: In the foreground there is a huge mine crater blown into the chalky soil. Beyond this a patches of sunlight stream down onto the green countryside of the Somme from a sky overcast with soft grey clouds.

  • A Cavalry Camp : the summer of 1916

    A Cavalry Camp : the summer of 1916

    (art) Made by: Morrall, J B 1916

    Art.IWM ART 203

    image: a view across a British cavalry camp in the countryside of northern France. In the foreground some British soldiers tend to some horses at the side of a road that runs across the composition, a military truck driving along it. On the far side of...

  • Passing Interest : wrecked ironworks on the Somme

    Passing Interest : wrecked ironworks on the Somme

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 838

    image: a soldier stands before a mass of destroyed and twisted metal.

  • Somme Storm

    Somme Storm

    (art) Made by: Mudie-Cooke, Olive

    Art.IWM ART 5400A

    image: a view of a military camp, with several large tents in the foreground and three figures on the left, two of which are nurses of the Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service. There are hills on the horizon and dark storm clouds...

  • The Artist: Self Portrait

    The Artist: Self Portrait

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2993

    image: A head and shoulders self-portrait of the artist wearing a steel helmet and sheepskin jerkin. He stands before a battle-scarred landscape containing a grave, which is marked by a steel helmet placed on top of a rifle stuck into the earth. The sky...

  • A Grave in a Trench

    A Grave in a Trench

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2976

    image: A view along the remains of an old trench, scattered with debris. Among the weeds and rocks there is a helmet, a boot, a rifle. A grave with a wooden marker cross stands in the centre of the composition.

  • Monotony. The Somme Country

    Monotony. The Somme Country

    (art) Made by: Williamson, Harold Sandys 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1474

    image: a column of British infantrymen march along a dead straight road through the Somme region. The men march in regular rows of four and the monotony of the title is also emphasised by a telegraph line, two lines of trees and a line of tree stumps on...

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