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  • Frozen Feet: Fleurs

    Frozen Feet: Fleurs

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2395

    image: A sketch of a British soldier sitting dejectedly. He wears full kit, holds his head in hands and has his rifle leaning on his left knee.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Appeal for Artist's General Benevolent Institution, 1928-1929

    Appeal for Artist's General Benevolent Institution, 1928-1929

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 5255 b

    image: an appeal in the form of a letter illustrated with a caricature of Orpen as a begging street artist. The figure sits slumped against a wall, holding out a cap in his right hand. There are two flower paintings leaning against the wall either side...

  • 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...

  • Mont St Eloi. Troops Marching to Arras

    Mont St Eloi. Troops Marching to Arras

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 3036

    image: a view over the surrounding landscape to Mont-Saint-Eloi. The church spire lies in the centre of the composition, and to the right before the trees are clusters of bell tents.

  • Le Sars. F.E. Crashed

    Le Sars. F.E. Crashed

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2371

    image: a crashed FE2 biplane of the Royal Flying Corps in an undulating landscape near Le Sars in northern France. The thin frame towards the rear is still intact, but the small cockpit is slumped forward in the ground, the wing completely broken.

  • The First Chief Controller, QMAAC in France, Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan, CBE, DSC

    The First Chief Controller, QMAAC in France, Dame Helen Gwynne-Vaughan, CBE, DSC

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 3048

    image: A half-length portrait of Dame Helen in full uniform. She sits on a wooden backed chair, her face turned towards the viewer. Her hands rest in her lap, lying over a pair of gloves.

  • Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    Mines and the Bapaume Road, La Boisselle

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2962

    image: A view from the edge of a series of large mine craters blasted out of the chalky soil. The mines have formed circular hollows in the earth surrounded by a peaked ring of chalky soil.

  • 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.

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