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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...

  • The Great Mine, La Boisselle

    The Great Mine, La Boisselle

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2379

    image: A view over the top of a huge mine crater blasted out of the chalky soil around La Boisselle. The space in the foreground is covered in white chalk, and the sky above a mass of dense grey cloud.

  • The NCO Pilot, RFC. (Flight Sergeant W G Bennett)

    The NCO Pilot, RFC. (Flight Sergeant W G Bennett)

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2397

    image: A portrait of Bennett in leather flying gear. He sits in a relaxed pose, his arms resting on his knees.

  • Lieut A P F Rhys Davids, DSO, MC. (1897-1917)

    Lieut A P F Rhys Davids, DSO, MC. (1897-1917)

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3004

    image: A half-length portrait of Rhys Davids sitting in full uniform, overcoat, gloves and flying helmet.

  • Inside a Small Mine Crater, La Boisselle

    Inside a Small Mine Crater, La Boisselle

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2373

    image: A view looking down from the edge into a mine crater blasted into the white chalky soil. There is a deep blue sky above dotted with white and mauve clouds.

  • The Household Brigade Passing to the Ypres Salient, Cassel

    The Household Brigade Passing to the Ypres Salient, Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2968

    image: A column of soldiers marching out through a gateway of a French town. There is a line of buildings to the left, and a row of houses on the street running above the gateway. There is an open square to the right, with children peering over the...

  • German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    German 'Planes Visiting Cassel

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2960

    image: A view over the countryside around Cassel. The landscape is covered in patchwork fields lined with trees. There is a clear blue sky above dotted with puffs of anti-aircraft fire towards the top of the composition.

  • The Refugee (A)

    The Refugee (A)

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 2964

    image: A half length portrait of Yvonne Aubicq seated in front of a background draped in fabric, her hands resting in her lap.

  • The Girls College, Péronne

    The Girls College, Péronne

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2980

    image: A view of the remains of the Girls College, Peronne. There is an archway (which appears in 'Adam and Eve at Peronne, IWM:ART 2981) and heap of rubble in the foreground, and beyond this several bomb-damaged houses.

  • The Butte de Warlencourt

    The Butte de Warlencourt

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2973

    image: The white chalky remains of the Butte de Warlencourt surrounded by battle-scarred countryside.

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