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  • The Ypres Salient at Night

    The Ypres Salient at Night

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1145

    image: A night scene showing three soldiers on the fire step of a trench surprised by a brilliant star shell lighting up the view over the battlefield. On the left there is a flooded shell-hole, beyond which stand three other soldiers, overlooked by a...

  • A Howitzer Firing

    A Howitzer Firing

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1152

    image: A scene with four British artillerymen firing a Howitzer gun. They stand beneath a canopy of camoflage netting. To the right a blast of light erupts from the muzzle of the gun, and the men on the left shield their faces from the brightness.

  • We are Making a New World

    We are Making a New World

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1146

    image: The view over a desolate landscape with shattered trees, the earth a mass of shell holes. The sun hangs high in the sky, beams of light shining down through heavy, earth-coloured clouds.

  • A Mine Crater, Hill 60

    A Mine Crater, Hill 60

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1917

    Art.IWM ART 1601

    image: a view of an enormous water-filled mine crater. The walls of the crater are uneven and terraced. Bomb damaged tree stumps are visible on the horizon.

  • Void of War

    Void of War

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 15514

    image: an angular, almost abstract depiction of a shell-pocked landscape and shattered trees. A duckboard angles its way across the landscape, and driving rain falls from a cloud in the top left corner of the composition.

  • A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1602

    image: a heavily damaged German pillbox looms large in the right foreground, some debris littered outside the entrance doorway. There is a tree stump and another damaged structure in the distance.

  • Study for 'A Howitzer Firing' (IWM ART 1152)

    Study for 'A Howitzer Firing' (IWM ART 1152)

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3931

    image: a howitzer sited under a camouflaged awning, manned by four soldiers, fires into the distance. The gun itself is also painted with a camouflage scheme.

  • Chinese Working in a Quarry

    Chinese Working in a Quarry

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 1151

    image: a group of Chinese labourers quarrying stone. There are men working at ground level, and raised up on a platform, overseen by two figures standing at the top.

  • Sketch for The Mule Track (IWM ART 1153)

    Sketch for The Mule Track (IWM ART 1153)

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2492

    image: two British soldiers moving along a duck-board during a heavy bombardment. They crouch whilst walking, a reaction to a close explosion. Shells erupt and debris flies around the devestated landscape and shattered trees.

  • A Shell Bursting, Passchendaele

    A Shell Bursting, Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1604

    image: an artillery shell bursts violently behind the remnants of a building in the Belgian village of Passchendaele. The foreground is a mess of tree stumps, heavily damaged walls and rubble. The sky is full of the smoke of shellfire.

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