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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...

  • A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    A Stretcher-bearer Rescuing a Man Who Has Been Buried Alive

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3628

    image: a British stretcher-bearer, standing to the left, grasps the hand of a man who has been buried alive. Apart from his hand, the man is completely concealed underneath the dead bodies of two German infantrymen and various debris. They are in...

  • Kemilly Hill

    Kemilly Hill

    (art) Made by: Lawson, Cecil Constant Philip

    Art.IWM ART 5897

    image: A view up a hill ravaged by artillery fire. Shattered bare tree trunks, some uprooted, scatter the landscape exposing the churned up soil.

  • Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    Towers of Ypres from the Prison

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward

    Art.IWM ART 182

    image: a view across the bomb damaged remains of Ypres in Belgium. The heavily damaged towers of the famous Cloth Hall rise up behind the dark roofs of the surrounding houses.

  • Explosion of Mine in front of Ploegsteert Wood, June 1915

    Explosion of Mine in front of Ploegsteert Wood, June 1915

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

    Art.IWM ART 4803

    image: a sketch of a mine exploding, sending a large cloud of earth skywards. A cheval de frise is on the ground to the right.

  • A Tree-stump

    A Tree-stump

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri 1919

    Art.IWM ART 5052

    image: a damaged tree stump fills the centre of the composition, a few clumps of grass and poppies growing in the ground immediately surrounding it. Behind the landscape appears featureless.

  • Vlamertinghe Church, August 24 1917

    Vlamertinghe Church, August 24 1917

    (art) Made by: Rose, Geoffrey K 1917-08-24

    Art.IWM ART 4898

    image: a view across a field and past trees to the bomb damaged Vlamertinghe Church.

  • The Cloth Hall, Ypres, 1919

    The Cloth Hall, Ypres, 1919

    (art) Made by: Paterson, Emily M 1919

    Art.IWM ART 4756

    image: a view of the ruined walls of a the medieval Cloth Hall in Ypres, with piles of rubble in the foreground.

  • 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...

  • 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.

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