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  • Wire

    Wire

    (art) Made by: Nash, Paul

    Art.IWM ART 2705

    Image: a devastated landscape, pocked with rain-filled shell-holes. A shattered tree stands to the right, the tree and the whole foreground dominated by a dense web of barbed wire. The sky is a dramatic contrast between white and purplish red coloured...

  • Doodle made at the meeting to discuss the terms of the Armistice, Versailles, November 1918

    Doodle made at the meeting to discuss the terms of the Armistice, Versailles, November 1918

    (souvenirs and ephemera) Made by: Lloyd George, David 1918

    Art.IWM EPHEM 00325

    image: a complex webbed doodle in red pencil.

  • Sanctuary Wood May 1920

    Sanctuary Wood May 1920

    (art) Made by: Mudie-Cooke, Olive 1920

    Art.IWM ART 5407

    image: a view across the obliterated Sanctuary Wood, which after years of bombardment has been reduced to tree stumps. There are flooded shell holes in the foreground and a single cross marking a grave to the right.

  • A German Pill-box : used as British battalion headquarters, Ypres

    A German Pill-box : used as British battalion headquarters, Ypres

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian

    Art.IWM ART 542

    image: a concrete pill-box, with the entrance on the right side. A soldier stands to the right, while mud and debris is on the left. Communication wires strung between trees are above and to the right of the pill-box.

  • Broken Footbridge Across a River, Winter

    Broken Footbridge Across a River, Winter

    (art) Made by: La Dell, Edwin 1944

    Art.IWM ART 15849 3

    image: a broken footbridge in the process of being repaired. The middle section of the bridge is missing and a small tug boat sails in the gap, with figures visible on deck, as well as on the section of the bridge immediately alongside. A military truck...

  • Strongpoint Taken

    Strongpoint Taken

    (art) Made by: Black, Sam 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4649

    image: Three German soldiers' corpses are strewn across the grass in the foreground. In the background is a dark, black mangled structure next to an artillery gun. Behind this are some British soldiers and, to the left, a smoking ruin.

  • Trenches at Front of Plugstreet Wood, May 1915

    Trenches at Front of Plugstreet Wood, May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05

    Art.IWM ART 4797

    image: a view across trenches situated on the edge of Ploegsteert Wood in Belgium, which begins on the right. The positions are defended with chevaux de frise, with a trench line running across the composition in the distance bordered by heavily...

  • Support Trenches, Plugstreet Wood; Sgt Major's Dug Out, 28 May 1915

    Support Trenches, Plugstreet Wood; Sgt Major's Dug Out, 28 May 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-05-28

    Art.IWM ART 4782

    image: a view of several British soldiers gathered outside a dug-out constructed with sandbags and corrugated iron, set within the trees of Ploegsteert Wood. A duckboard path leads up to the dug-out and alongside it to the right.

  • The Menin Road

    The Menin Road

    (art) Made by: Roberts, William 1917

    Art.IWM ART 1168

    image: a view down the Menin Road in the Ypres sector of the Western Front. Two small columns of British troops march along the road, the foremost comprised of men of the Royal Field Artillery. Two ambulance trucks drive ahead of them. Alongside the road...

  • Waiting for the German Offensive: An advanced machine-gun post on the Broodseinde Road, Ypres Sector, March 1918

    Waiting for the German Offensive: An advanced machine-gun post on the Broodseinde Road, Ypres Sector, March 1918

    (art) Made by: Hill, Adrian 1918-03-01

    Art.IWM ART 538

    image: a sparse landscape with a trench and two soldiers. One soldier stands looking out over the top of the trench, the other sits on the side of the trench. Further along the top of the trench there is a barbed-wire fence.

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