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  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1917-09-01

    CO 1867

    Transport Animals: A mule transports stone required for the new Canadian quarters at Souchez on the Western Front. Although mules could be temperamental, their strength and stamina far exceeded that of horses.

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1918-09-04

    CO 3230

    Cavalry: When the stalemate on the Western Front finally ended in 1918, the Allied cavalry resumed the offensive, pursuing and attacking the retreating German forces. Canadian cavalry are shown passing through newly captured country near Cherisy.

  • ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    ANIMALS IN WAR 1914 - 1918

    part of "CANADIAN FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL EXCHANGE COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Canadian Official photographer 1916-06

    CO 64

    Cavalry: A cavalry horse is led across a trench bridge constructed by Canadians of the Fort Garry Horse on the Western Front.

  • Hesdin - field sketching

    Hesdin - field sketching

    (art) Made by: Blaikley, Ernest 1917-06-01

    Art.IWM ART 15179 120

    image: landscape with a group of soldiers on the left, a figure with horse and harrow in the centre, and industrial chimneys to the right

  • Near Albert

    Near Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5882

    image: A column of British soldiers on horseback move along a road, viewed from lower ground and so silhouetted against the sky. There is a large water-filled shellhole in the foreground that is bridged by a duckboard track.

  • Albert

    Albert

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5928

    image: A large column of horse-drawn British carts move along a road through the French town of Albert. The road is muddy, the landscape is bare and the buildings in the background have been badly damaged by artillery fire.

  • A Convoy of Sick Animals being Despatched to a Railhead from a Mobile Veterinary Section

    A Convoy of Sick Animals being Despatched to a Railhead from a Mobile Veterinary Section

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 2603

    image: a column of sick horses are moved through muddy country in rows of two. There is a horse-drawin cart to the left and a huge chalky mine crater in the background.

  • Convalescent Horses from a Veterinary Hospital being Exercised, attached to a Long Rope

    Convalescent Horses from a Veterinary Hospital being Exercised, attached to a Long Rope

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 2605

    image: a column of horses, tethered together in twos, led around a track for exercise. An abandoned plough sits on the ground in the left foreground, with trees to the right.

  • Untitled

    Untitled

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5879

    image: British soldiers, mules and a medical truck marked with a red cross move along a track through a battle-scarred landscape. The land either side of the track appears bare and muddy and is scattered with shell damaged tree stumps.

  • A Reception Veterinary Hospital

    A Reception Veterinary Hospital

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 2602

    image: a long row of horses lined up on the left of a track, tended to by vets in front of a line of hospital tents. A column of horses is being led along the road.

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