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  • Wij Zijn Bereid!

    Wij Zijn Bereid!

    (posters) Made by: Unknown 1942-09

    Art.IWM PST 3174

    whole: 13 images occupy the majority. The title is partially integrated and positioned in the upper centre, in black. The text is separate and located in the centre left and right third, in black. Further text is integrated and placed in the left half,...

  • Les Routes de France

    Les Routes de France

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5886

    image: A column of horse drawn field gun teams with limbers move along a muddy road. A group of British infantry also march along the road in the immediate foreground. The surrounding landscape is desolate and scarred by the effects of artillery and the...

  • Chateau de la Hutte between Messines and Ploegsteert; The Forward Estaminet, Messines Road

    Chateau de la Hutte between Messines and Ploegsteert; The Forward Estaminet, Messines Road

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915-06-17

    Art.IWM ART 4802

    image: two sketches of bomb damaged buildings. In the upper half is a chateau set amongst a few trees, the roof of the building damaged by artillery fire. In the lower half is a large, squat building formerly used as an estaminet, or cafe, with the large...

  • 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.

  • The Harvest of Battle

    The Harvest of Battle

    (art) Made by: Nevinson, C R W 1919

    Art.IWM ART 1921

    image: The aftermath of a battle showing a muddy and flooded battlefield. A long line of wounded men, some with limbs bandaged, men carrying their comrades, straggling from right to left. Corpses lie in and around water-filled shell holes. Artillery...

  • 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 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.

  • Ploegsteert Church, 1915

    Ploegsteert Church, 1915

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1915

    Art.IWM ART 4788

    image: a view of the tall tower and spire of Ploegsteert Church, slightly scarred by artillery fire.



    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-05

    Q 599

    12 inch heavy howitzer of the Royal Garrison Artillery in action. Note a light railway car used to bring shells to gun position. Photograph probably taken in May 1916.

  • A Battery Position in a Wood

    A Battery Position in a Wood

    (art) Made by: Lewis, Percy Wyndham 1918

    Art.IWM ART 1672

    image: The scene of an artillery position. Several soldiers stand smoking in the foreground. Behind them is a dugout where two more soldiers appear to be emerging. On the mound above this is a camouflaged position with a crowd of men concealed beneath....