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  • The Menin Road

    The Menin Road

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2242

    image: A devastated battlefield pocked with rain-filled shell-holes, flooded trenches and shattered trees lit by unearthly beams of light from an apocalyptic sky. Two figures pick their way along a tree-lined road, the road punctuated by shell-holes and...

  • 'Thou Shalt Not Steal'

    'Thou Shalt Not Steal'

    (art) Made by: Sargent, John Singer 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1609

    Image: Two British soldiers picking apples in an orchard. The soldier on the left bites into the fruit as he looks around him, while the other, wearing a kilt, leans up to pick from the higher branches.

  • Rain: Lake Zillebeke

    Rain: Lake Zillebeke

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1603

    image: a bleak landscape with two separate lines of British soldiers, the group to the right a working party, walking along a duckboard path towards each other. Rain sweeps across the scene from the left; the earth in the foreground wet and glistening,...

  • Paths Of Glory

    Paths Of Glory

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1917

    Art.IWM ART 518

    image: The corpses of two dead British soldiers lying face down in the mud among barbed wire. Their helmets and rifles lie in the mud next to them.

  • An Injured Horse being Loaded into a Motor Ambulance

    An Injured Horse being Loaded into a Motor Ambulance

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 2923

    image: snow falls down on a scene with an injured horse being led into a motor ambulance. In the foreground an injured horse lies on the ground, its right hind quarters partly submerged in a flooded shell hole. The muddy ground is speckled with a light...

  • The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    The Dance of Death - Death Ponders

    (art) Made by: Smith, Percy Delf 1919

    Art.IWM ART 16640 (4)

    image: Death, personified as a skeleton wrapped in a cloak, watches a British infantryman gasping for air. The soldier lies on his front, clutching at the edges of the shell-hole he has fallen into. He is wearing a gas-mask as clouds of poison gas...

  • First-Aid Treatment in Heavy Artillery Lines Behind the Front

    First-Aid Treatment in Heavy Artillery Lines Behind the Front

    (art) Made by: Noble, Edwin

    Art.IWM ART 2476

    image: Sick and injured horses stand tethered to posts trying to graze on the bare earth. There are several soldiers attending and surveying a couple of the horses.

  • The Battlefield of Ypres

    The Battlefield of Ypres

    (art) Made by: Cameron, David Y 1919

    Art.IWM ART 2626

    image: A view across the desolate battlefield of Ypres. Flooded bomb craters are surrounded by small islands of mud. The remnants of a row of trees still line a road that runs across the centre of the composition into the distance in the top right. To...

  • In the Ypres Sector. An Infantry Duck-board Track being Shelled by the Germans

    In the Ypres Sector. An Infantry Duck-board Track being Shelled by the Germans

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1170

    image: a group of British soldiers caught in an explosion as they make their way along a duckboard. The boards writhe from the force of the explosion throwing the men to the sides and onto the ground. The remains of two trees are on other side of the...

  • The Dispatch (The Captain's Dugout)

    The Dispatch (The Captain's Dugout)

    (art) Made by: Watherston, Marjorie Violet 1917

    Art.IWM ART 5199

    image: A dark, candle lit interior of a dug-out. On the left there is an officer smoking a pipe while sitting at a makeshift desk signing a paper. A messenger stands by in helmet and overcoat, waiting for the reply. There is another officer to the right...

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