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  • Study for an Advanced Post: Night. (No 1158)

    Study for an Advanced Post: Night. (No 1158)

    (art) Made by: Nash, John

    Art.IWM ART 3921

    image: a night scene inside the trench of an advanced post with four British infantrymen on duty, all posed with their backs to the viewer. Two stand at the bottom of the trench, while the others sit and lean higher up on firesteps on the parapet,...

  • Mustard Gas: Sketch to Illustrate the Effect of Mustard Gas on Horses

    Mustard Gas: Sketch to Illustrate the Effect of Mustard Gas on Horses

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 4943

    image: a rear view of a horse suffering the ill effects of exposure to mustard gas. The horse has severe burns to its hindquarters and legs, with its brown coat reduced to sore, bare skin in these areas.

  • "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    "C'est la Guerre!", 1916, Portfolio of Six Prints

    (art) Made by: Vallotton, Félix Edouard 1916

    Art.IWM ART 6486 3

    image: two soldiers, one wearing a German pickelhaube, grapple with each other, both holding knives above their heads. They are rendered largely in black against a black background, only outlined in small white details. This is contrasted with the head...

  • 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...

  • An Observer

    An Observer

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward 1915

    Art.IWM ART 178

    image: a British infantryman on observation duty in a trench on the Western Front. The man stands at a heavily sandbagged parapet looking through a loophole out into No Man's Land. He stands with his back to the viewer, his rifle, with bayonet...

  • Dug Outs in Attilly (near Holnon), 2 May 1917

    Dug Outs in Attilly (near Holnon), 2 May 1917

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1917-05-02

    Art.IWM ART 4880

    image: a view along a railway track, which runs through a narrow man-made valley bordered by steep earth banks. British soldiers are gathered along the left bank, with men sitting on the ground amongst equipment and stacked rifles.

  • Study Of A Canadian

    Study Of A Canadian

    (art) Made by: John, Augustus E 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3999

    image: a full length portrait of a Canadian infantryman standing slouched against a wall. He rests his rifle with the butt on the ground and is smoking a pipe.

  • Blown Up

    Blown Up

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2376

    image: a full length depiction of a soldier, seemingly shell-shocked, standing in front of the edge of a dugout. It seems that his clothes have literally been blown away from his body, for he is naked but for a scrap of blanket across his hips, his boots...

  • Back To Billets

    Back To Billets

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1917

    Art.IWM ART 1020

    image: a full length portrait of a British infantryman in full kit, with his rifle resting between his legs. He bears the rank of Lance Corporal on his right arm, with a green divisional insignia on his shoulder.

  • Study For 'PBI'

    Study For 'PBI'

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri

    Art.IWM ART 5211

    image: a full length portrait of a British infantryman with his back to the viewer, wearing full kit.

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