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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.

  • Lying and Sitting Cases

    Lying and Sitting Cases

    (art) Made by: Spare, Austin O

    Art.IWM ART 3642

    image: a wounded soldier lies on a stretcher covered in a dark grey blanket, his right arm out by his side and his eyes closed, suggesting he is asleep. Another wounded man with his hand bandaged sits immediately behind, his hands on his lap, looking...

  • 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.

  • Passing Bells - Untitled 21

    Passing Bells - Untitled 21

    (art) Made by: Walker, John 1998

    Art.IWM ART 16744 26

    image: one soldier, with an over-sized head the shape of a sheep's skull, carries a wounded comrade on his shoulders. The wounded man has a rounded head, as if bandaged, and his arms are stump-like.

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • A Wounded Man In A Hospital Bed

    A Wounded Man In A Hospital Bed

    (art) Made by: Kennington, Eric Henri

    Art.IWM ART 5053

    image: a wounded soldier lies in a hospital bed, looking straight at the viewer. His head is propped up on a pillow, only his head and shoulders visible from underneath a blanket.

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