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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    Passing Bells - Untitled 9

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 14

    image: the figure of a dead or badly wounded soldier beside a shattered tree stump. The soldier's visible leg has been reduced to a stump, as has his left arm.

  • 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...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    Passing Bells - Untitled 10

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 15

    image: a dead soldier, with stumpy arms and his head seemingly covered in a bandage, is suspended over the branch of a bare tree stump.

  • In Blijde Verwachting der Vijanden van Europa [We Are Happy to Welcome Europe's Enemies]

    In Blijde Verwachting der Vijanden van Europa [We Are Happy to Welcome Europe's Enemies]

    (posters) Made by: Stroda, V 1943

    Art.IWM PST 6484

    whole: the image occupies the whole, with the title integrated and positioned in the lower quarter, in black. image: a depiction of the skeletal figure of Death, seen from behind, sitting and staring out to sea. His scythe rests on his shoulder and he...

  • 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...

  • The Huns Have Desecrated and Destroyed the Cathedrals of France and Belgium

    The Huns Have Desecrated and Destroyed the Cathedrals of France and Belgium

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined) 1915-05

    Art.IWM PST 13606

    whole: the image occupies the majority, held within a blue border. The title is separate and positioned across the top edge, in white. The text is separate and positioned across the bottom edge, also in white. The title and text are set against a green...

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 20

    Passing Bells - Untitled 20

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 25

    image: the merged figures of two soldiers in uniform, one with only stumps for arms and a bandaged head, the other with a sheep's skull as a head.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 23

    Passing Bells - Untitled 23

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 28

    image: a depiction of a soldier with an outsized sheep's skull as a head. Behind him is another soldier, shown with a rounded bandaged head and a limbless body.

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