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  • Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    Dressing the Wounded During a Gas Attack

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3635

    image: a wounded British infantryman has his left leg dressed by a man of the Royal Army Medical Corps. Both men wear gas masks as a gas attack is in progress. The wounded man sits beside a bomb damaged tree stump, the RAMC man sitting at his feet with...

  • 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...

  • A Ruined Medieval Building on the Western Front

    A Ruined Medieval Building on the Western Front

    (art) Made by: Holden, WFC 1919

    Art.IWM ART 17283

    image: a view through the arches of a heavily bomb damaged medieval building towards the building's tower. In the foreground lies a pile of debris and fallen pillars, while roofless walls extend on either side.

  • Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    Messines, 1916: the RAMC attending the wounded

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O 1916

    Art.IWM ART 3631

    image: a view across the devastated Messines battlefield. On the left, two men of the Royal Army Medical Corps tend to a man with a wounded right leg, one man holding a cup to the patient's lips. In the centre of the composition a stretcher-bearer...

  • A German Man-trap

    A German Man-trap

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3640

    image: a British infantryman caught in a large metal man-trap, trying to open the two serrated jaws so as to release his badly wounded right leg. He sits in the foreground and is shown in profile, his lower right leg and the ground beneath it covered in...

  • An Incident During an Air Raid on a Casualty Clearing Station

    An Incident During an Air Raid on a Casualty Clearing Station

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3633

    image: an interior of a medical tent at a casualty clearing station during a German air raid. A pale wounded man sits cowering in the left foreground, a dead RAMC orderly lying on the ground in the right foreground. Behind them another casualty lies on a...

  • A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    A German Double Pill-box: Gheluvelt

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1602

    image: a heavily damaged German pillbox looms large in the right foreground, some debris littered outside the entrance doorway. There is a tree stump and another damaged structure in the distance.

  • A Shell Bursting, Passchendaele

    A Shell Bursting, Passchendaele

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1604

    image: an artillery shell bursts violently behind the remnants of a building in the Belgian village of Passchendaele. The foreground is a mess of tree stumps, heavily damaged walls and rubble. The sky is full of the smoke of shellfire.

  • Evening, After A Push

    Evening, After A Push

    (art) Made by: Gill, Colin U 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1210

    image: The original line, which the advancing army leaves behind in its forward movement, remains desolate and encumbered with the debris of battle. A dead German soldier lies at the foot of a smashed tree trunk while British soldiers holding rifles...

  • An RAMC Searching For Casualties Among the Ruins of Bombed Town

    An RAMC Searching For Casualties Among the Ruins of Bombed Town

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3651

    image: a man of the Royal Army Medical Corps sits on a pile of rubble, clambering around in search of casualties in the ruins of a bombed town.

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