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  • "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 4

    image: a view of a French defensive position on the Western Front, assembled from a mixture of barbed wire and various objects. These include a cheval de frise, a ladder, wooden barrels, a watering can, a bucket, boxes and planks of wood. A French...

  • "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...

  • Old French Front Lines, North East of Toutvent Farm, Hebuterne

    Old French Front Lines, North East of Toutvent Farm, Hebuterne

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-12-21

    Art.IWM ART 4779

    image: a view along a long, deep trench in northern France, which appears to be no longer in use. A wide firestep and the parapet of the trench run along the right, with a few sheets of corrugated iron and a few trunks of wood on the firestep. The land...

  • The Great Camouflage, Combles

    The Great Camouflage, Combles

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3042

    image: a view over a battlefield divided by a line of camouflaged sight-screens. A few French infantry helmets lie on the ground in the immediate foreground.

  • Fay c.1915

    Fay c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 2

    image: a view of a battle scarred landscape with a shell hole surrounded by tree stumps in the foreground. Beyond this are a few buildings largely reduced to empty shells, with further bare trees.

  • Marshal Foch, OM

    Marshal Foch, OM

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918-09-01

    Art.IWM ART 3046

    image: A half-length portrait of Foch in uniform. He sits with his left hand in his pocket, his right resting on his leg, looking out towards the viewer.

  • Ham

    Ham

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 3

    image: a view of the large bomb damaged chateau in the Somme town of Ham. To the right a group of workers sort through rubble and masonry, while another group of workers stands before the entrance to the chateau on the left. A tower of the building still...

  • Defences made from Barrels in a French Farmyard c.1915

    Defences made from Barrels in a French Farmyard c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 10

    image: in the foreground, on either side of the composition, there are two mounds of debris, with barrels stacked on top of one another. There are several red-bricked buildings in the background.

  • Company Lines by a Church, France c.1915

    Company Lines by a Church, France c.1915

    (art) Made by: Cheffer, Henri Lucien 1915

    Art.IWM ART 16510 12

    image: there is a line of buildings on either side of the composition, leading up to a church with a spire. A small cluster of tall trees stands on the left, with barrels and a few wheeled carts beside them.

  • The Hôtel Christol, Boulogne

    The Hôtel Christol, Boulogne

    (art) Made by: Procter, Ernest 1918-11-16

    Art.IWM ART 3324

    image: a cityscape view across a wide bridge spanning a river. On the far bank in the centre is a large hotel building lettered 'Christol', while other substantial buildings extend on either side. The bridge is busy with uniformed and civilian...

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