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  • Harvest, 1918

    Harvest, 1918

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 4663

    image: A scene with three French peasant women. Two of the women lean towards the ground as if harvesting, though they are actually tending a grave that is covered in stakes with barbed-wire. To the right another woman stands holding a baby. She has...

  • A German Gunners Shelter, Warlencourt

    A German Gunners Shelter, Warlencourt

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2965

    image: A view along a trench from underneath a camouflage net. Stone and shards of wood lie on the ground, and there is a white topped hill visible in the distance.

  • Montauban Wood, with Graves

    Montauban Wood, with Graves

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-04-01

    Art.IWM ART 3040

    image: a view across a battle-scarred landscape. The ground is broken by shell holes, destroyed trenches and shattered trees. A grave marked with a wooden cross stands in the immediate right foreground.

  • A Highlander Passing a Grave

    A Highlander Passing a Grave

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2995

    image: A soldier from a Highland regiment standing on a mound of white chalky soil against a dark blue sky. He holds his rifle in his right hand, and looks down at a grave marked with a cross on the left. There is another marked grave in the distance.

  • The Somme: A Clear Day. View from the British trenches opposite La Boisselle, showing German front line and mine
craters

    The Somme: A Clear Day. View from the British trenches opposite La Boisselle, showing German front line and mine craters

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2970

    image: A view over the landscape including the British trences at La Boisselle. Grey coloured rocks merge out of the grass, and are spread across the fields in the distance.

  • Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, KT, GCB, GCVO, KCIE, Commander-in-Chief, France, From December 15th 1915. Painted at General Headquarters, May 30th 1917

    Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, KT, GCB, GCVO, KCIE, Commander-in-Chief, France, From December 15th 1915. Painted at General Headquarters, May 30th 1917

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 324

    image: A head and shoulders portrait of Haig in uniform against an abstract background.

  • A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    A Death among the Wounded in the Snow

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William

    Art.IWM ART 2985

    image: A group of wounded soldiers gathered around a dead soldier. The body lies facing the viewer, eyes closed and mouth open pain; he is still lying on a stretcher, his steel helmet on his chest. An orderly is about to cover his face with a fold of...

  • A Man Resting, near Arras. Mont St Eloi on the left, Vimy Ridge in the distance

    A Man Resting, near Arras. Mont St Eloi on the left, Vimy Ridge in the distance

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 2990

    image: a young British infantryman in full kit lying asleep on the ground. He rests his head on his hands, his steel helmet on the ground near his head. Ruins can be seen on Mont St Eloi in the left background, with the high ground of Vimy Ridge just...

  • Monsieur R D de Maratray, a French War Correspondent. (Le Petit Journal).

    Monsieur R D de Maratray, a French War Correspondent. (Le Petit Journal).

    (art) Made by: Orpen, William 1917-09-01

    Art.IWM ART 3002

    image: A half-length portrait of Maratray sitting back in an armchair, his arm resting on the curve of the chair, and his face staring defiantly out at the viewer.

  • 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.

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