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  • WAR PAINTINGS EXECUTED ON THE WESTERN FRONT BY MAJOR WILLIAM ORPEN

    WAR PAINTINGS EXECUTED ON THE WESTERN FRONT BY MAJOR WILLIAM ORPEN

    (posters) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM PST 3515

    image: four German prisoners-of-war, one sitting, dejectedly regarding a column of British infantrymen walking from right to left against a background of ruined buildings. Design is within rectangular inset 298 mm high, 446 mm wide and is taken from the...

  • Christmas Night, Cassel, 1917

    Christmas Night, Cassel, 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2989

    image: An interior scene by lamplight. There are five figures seated round a table on the left, and another standing behind. On the right a man stands playing an accordion, and another is dancing for the group. The table is laid with plates, bowls of...

  • Boxers

    Boxers

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 5255 c

    image: an image of two boxers in small pants, ankle boots and gloves. One has his back to the viewer, and is just delivering a heavy punch to the other's head.

  • War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    War Paintings and Drawings Executed on the Western Front by Major William Orpen

    (posters) Made by: Ministry of Information (publisher/sponsor) 1918

    Art.IWM PST 8549

    whole: the image is positioned in the lower two-thirds, held within a narrow black border. The title and text are separate and placed in the upper third and lower third, in black. All set against a white background. image: a full-length depiction of four...

  • "Kamarad"

    "Kamarad"

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 16587 2

    image: a sketch of the head of an unshaven German prisoner of war, his left hand held palm out towards the viewer, a speech bubble with the word 'KAMARAD' to the right of the image. There is a small sketch of a horse and another of a nurse...

  • HM Land Ship 'Shell Out'

    HM Land Ship 'Shell Out'

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2387

    image: the remains of a British tank lies deserted, as though grounded in the earth. The side has been blown out by a shell revealing some of the shattered interior.

  • The Warwickshires Entering Péronne, March 1917

    The Warwickshires Entering Péronne, March 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-03-01

    Art.IWM ART 2986

    image: the head of a column of British infantry appear from behind a wall in the right foreground marching into the bomb damaged town square at Peronne. All around the square stand the remains of bombed houses, with a dead horse lying in the immediate...

  • South Irish Horse. A Dubliner resting on his way to Arras Front

    South Irish Horse. A Dubliner resting on his way to Arras Front

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3027

    image: A full-length study of a soldier in battle kit leaning against a trench wall. He wears a cloth cap on his head, and his helmet hangs from his shoulder. He rests his hands on the barrel of his rifel which stands in front of him.

  • The Receiving Room: The 42nd Stationary Hospital

    The Receiving Room: The 42nd Stationary Hospital

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2952

    image: three wounded or injured British soldiers sit on a bench in the receiving room of a military hospital, awaiting medical treatment. The soldiers on the left lean back against the wall, one with his hands in his pockets, the other crossed in his lap...

  • K.O.S.B: 'Just away from the Chemical Works, Roeux'

    K.O.S.B: 'Just away from the Chemical Works, Roeux'

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-05-22

    Art.IWM ART 3020

    image: a head and shoulders portrait of a young British soldier wearing a tin helmet, the badge of his regiment visible on his left shoulder.

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