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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...

  • An Observer

    An Observer

    (art) Made by: Handley-Read, Edward 1915

    Art.IWM ART 178

    image: a British infantryman on observation duty in a trench on the Western Front. The man stands at a heavily sandbagged parapet looking through a loophole out into No Man's Land. He stands with his back to the viewer, his rifle, with bayonet...

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIRST WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Brooks, Ernest (Lieutenant) (Photographer) 1916-06

    Q 687

    The clock removed from its case by the Germans before evacuating the Chateau; June 1916. Location unknown.

  • Britain's Battle for Freedom

    Britain's Battle for Freedom

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 5093

    whole: the title is positioned above centre, in white outlined black. The text is positioned above and below, in black and in white. All set against a grey background. image: text only. text: Help to end the War by enlisting in the gallant British Army,...

  • 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.

  • THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918.

    THE BRITISH ARMY ON THE WESTERN FRONT, 1914-1918.

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

    Q 597

    Presentation of medals by General Herbert Plumer, the Commander of the Second Army. Photograph probably taken in May 1916.

  • 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.

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